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Kurion Names Ralph DiSibio Chairman of the Board
15-08-2012: Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced that it has named Ralph DiSibio as chairman of the board to assist the company as it scales to full commercialization. DiSibio brings forty years of leadership experience and extensive knowledge of the nuclear waste industry. Former chairman, Josh Wolfe, co-founder of Kurion and founding partner and managing director at Lux Capital, will remain a director for the company.
A retired executive, DiSibio spent his career working in the nuclear and construction industries. Most recently he served as division president of the government, energy and environment business unit for Washington Energy & Environment (now operated byURS Corp.), a firm that designs, constructs, operates and manages critical facilities for the Department of Energy. During his tenure, they managed theSavannah River Site, theWaste Isolation Pilot Plant, theWest Valley Demonstration Project, theWeldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project, and theAdvanced Mixed Waste Treatment Projectin Idaho Falls. Additionally, the firm won the waste treatment and isolation plant (WTP) project at the Hanford waste site, the world’s largest waste treatment plant, in collaboration with Bechtel Corporation.
Prior to Washington Energy & Environment, DiSibio served in leadership roles at Parsons Power and Westinghouse Electric Company. He is an experienced board member and currently serves as a director forConti Group, a construction company that specializes in road, bridge and general construction for state, county and local governments; andQuanta Services(NYSE: PWR), the largest service provider to the commercial power industry with approximately $4.2 billion in annual sales.
While director of human resources for the State of Nevada, DiSibio was instrumental in reshaping the low-level nuclear waste policies. He served on a presidential commission created under President Carter, which led to theLow Level Waste Policy Act of 1981.
DiSibio earned degrees from Northern Colorado University and Rowan University. He also completed programs at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University in Bologna, Italy. He is the author of the 2006 book, “Reel Lessons in Leadership.”
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