David Del Vecchio

David Del Vecchio

President and Project Manager CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC

David Del Vecchio, President and Project Manager for CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC, joined the MOX project in August 2011, bringing 27 years of management experience with large-scale nuclear projects.

Prior to MOX Services, Mr. Del Vecchio served as Vice President and Project Manager of the Plutonium Finishing Plant decommissioning and demolition project at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. His leadership in the $650 million project was to direct the deactivation, decontamination, decommissioning, and demolition of 232 highly contaminated glove-boxes, miles of process piping and duct as well as 60 buildings that included radioactive and hazardous materials.

From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Del Vecchio served as Vice President and Project Manager of multiple facility decommissioning and demolition projects directing the safe and accelerated closure of the 100K Area Closure Project at the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington, the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Portsmouth, Ohio, and Buildings 371, 707, 776, and 777 at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site in Golden, Colorado, part of a $7 billion project involving more than 6,500 personnel.

Prior to 1999, Mr. Del Vecchio managed Nuclear Operations at multiple facilities at Rocky Flats, as well as HB-Line and H-Canyon at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. He also held positions in supervision and as an engineer across the Savannah River Site during this time.

Mr. Del Vecchio earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, and an MBA from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. He is also a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Gilles Rousseau

Gilles Rousseau

Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President,
Deputy Project Manager

Gilles Rousseau is the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and Deputy Project Manager of CB&I AREVA MOX Services, LLC. Mr. Rousseau joined AREVA Back End International Projects Business Unit in 2012 as the Executive Vice President, bringing 25 years of experience in management of major commercial and government defense, aerospace and nuclear projects.

Prior to AREVA Back End International Project, he served as Senior Vice President at AREVA Nuclear Propulsion and Research Reactor Business Unit. In that role, Mr. Rousseau was in charge of the Profit & Loss division for 50 nuclear and non-nuclear projects, including research reactor construction and several other waste management projects. Mr. Rousseau was also involved in the Laser Mega Joule project – the largest Inertial Confinement Fusion project in the world.

From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Rousseau served as Vice President with the international SAFRAN Group, and was in charge of the Unmanned Air Vehicle Business unit which managed commercial development and aircraft systems design.

Prior to 2000, Mr. Rousseau served as the Combat System Integration Director on a major European defense program for the design of an anti-air warfare frigate in cooperation with BAe-System for the UK and French Ministries of Defense. Previous to his industry experience, Mr. Rousseau served in the French Air Force for one year as science officer.

Mr. Rousseau earned a Master of Science in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from ESME (Grande Ecole) in Paris, and holds certifications in Marketing Executive Education from HEC and Executive Education from Harvard.