11 February 2019 | Company
Hamburg: On 1 January 2019, Jörg Aign was appointed as Executive Vice President of the Nuclear Technology segment in the Industrial Services business unit of TÜV NORD. He succeeds Astrid Petersen, who, as one of the directors of the business unit, is now operationally responsible for the entire Industry segment.
In addition to his position as Executive Vice President of Nuclear Technology, Jörg Aign has also been appointed Managing Director at TÜV NORD EnSys, where he joins Astrid Petersen and Mike Wöbbeking on the board of management.
Jörg Aign has been working for TÜV NORD EnSys since 2017. He most recently headed the waste disposal projects department. In this role, he was responsible for projects in nuclear waste disposal, product quality control as well as water law. In addition to that, he assumed responsibility for the development of the international project business. Before joining TÜV NORD EnSys, Jörg Aign has been working in the nuclear industries for more than ten years. Amongst other positions, he has been director of Decontamination, Dismantling and Remediation (DD&R) EMEA Operations at Westinghouse Electric Germany and spent almost two years at the nuclear regulatory authority in Kiel.
“Jörg Aign is an experienced nuclear technology expert who is as familiar with our testing business as he is with the perspectives of the regulatory authorities and suppliers. We will work together to reinforce the already strong position of TÜV NORD in projects including decommissioning and waste disposal in Germany and use our expertise in safety and reliability in projects around the globe,” says Silvio Konrad, the member of the management board of the Industrial Services business unit responsible for the energy sector.
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