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Jim Ferland

Jim Ferland is president, Westinghouse Americas, where he leads the company’s efforts to build customer relationships, develop business plans, capture new markets, and deliver projects and products in North and South America.

Mr. Ferland served the past three years as senior vice president of Utility Operations for PNM Resources in Albuquerque, NM. At PNM Resources, Mr. Ferland was responsible for all regulated transmission and distribution operations for PNM and TNMP, utilities that serve electricity customers in New Mexico and Texas. He also provided oversight of PNM’s existing generation facilities, future generation development, wholesale power sales, supply chain, safety and environmental initiatives.

He joined PNM from Westinghouse, where he served as vice president, Field Services. Prior to that role, he was president and chief executive officer of Louisiana Energy Services. His career also includes serving as director, Strategic Business Development at Westinghouse, and various operations and business development positions at Duke Engineering and Services and Carolina Power and Light.

Mr. Ferland holds a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a master’s in business administration from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Note: Mr. Ferland will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse Electric Company effective 4/1/12.