B&W names Ali Azad as senior vice president, chief business development officer

Babcock & Wilcox Co. has named Ali Azad as senior vice president and chief business development officer, effective immediately.

Azad will serve as a key member of the B&W executive leadership team, responsible for defining and advising the senior staff and board of directors on strategic direction and growth opportunities for all aspects of the company’s business.

Azad will oversee all business development and strategic planning activities across the company, working collaboratively with B&W’s operations. He will also be responsible for B&W’s government relations and marketing & employee communications functions.

Azad transfers from B&W’s small modular reactor (SMR) organization as president and CEO of Generation mPower LLC, but through his new role will continue to be actively engaged in the Company’s SMR initiatives.

“Ali brings depth of experience in business development and marketing, both domestically and internationally,” B&W President and CEO Brandon Bethards said. “His international experience and vision will serve the Company well as we expand our business and look for new opportunities for growth.”