BETHESDA, Md. – Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: LEU) announced today that Dennis J. Scott has been appointed vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary effective May 23. In his new role, Mr. Scott will serve as Centrus’ principal legal and corporate governance officer. Mr. Scott has served as acting general counsel since July 2015.
“Dennis is not only a trusted and talented lawyer, he has demonstrated an ability to think and act strategically on behalf of the company,” said Daniel B. Poneman, Centrus president and chief executive officer. “Dennis will play a critical role as we implement our new business model – strengthening, diversifying and growing our company for the long haul. I am grateful to have him as part of our leadership team.”
Mr. Scott joined Centrus’ predecessor, the United States Enrichment Corporation, in 1994 as an assistant general counsel. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, including deputy general counsel and director of corporate compliance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Scott was in private practice, representing clients in complex development projects including energy, redevelopment, permitting, and environmental remediation. He has also been an adjunct professor of environmental law at George Washington University and was a captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps.
Mr. Scott holds a Master of Laws in Environmental Law, with Honors, from George Washington University, a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Villanova School of Law, and a B.A. in Business Administration, Cum Laude, from the University of Miami.
Centrus Energy Corp. is a trusted supplier of enriched uranium fuel for commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and around the world. Our mission is to provide reliable and competitive fuel goods and services to meet the needs of our customers, consistent with the highest levels of integrity, safety, and security.
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