LYNCHBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) is pleased to announce that Suzy Sterner has been promoted to senior vice president for government relations, effective today, Oct. 1, 2019. Sterner is responsible for BWXT’s relationship with the U.S. government, including the U.S. Congress and the executive branch, in addition to the company's interface with government officials and stakeholders at the local, state and international levels.
Sterner joined BWXT as vice president for government relations in January of this year after serving as the senior director of congressional relations for Northrop Grumman. She was also vice president of government affairs for SAIC. Before that, Sterner was senior director of congressional relations for Exelis (now part of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.). She also served more than six years with Aerojet Rocketdyne as director of congressional relations.
“Suzy’s work has been outstanding since she joined the company earlier this year,” said Rex Geveden, BWXT’s president and chief executive officer. “We are extremely pleased for her to join the executive management team and continue to provide critical insight and counsel given our strong ties to our important government customers and stakeholders.”
Sterner graduated from Middlebury College with a bachelor’s degree in international politics and economics before receiving a master’s degree in business from the University of Maryland University College. She is a current member and past president of both Women in Aerospace and the National Space Club. She also serves on the board of directors for the American Astronautical Society and is a member of U.S. Women in Nuclear.
Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,350 employees, BWXT has 11 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com.