Hanold Associates has recruited Westinghouse Electric Company’s Vice President of Human Resources and Global Operations Services, Ronita Banerjee. Katrina Prospero and Sandra Peña led the search for this role based in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.
Ronita Banerjee comes to Westinghouse Electric from Honeywell Inc. where she worked as Global HR Director then Global HR Vice President. At Westinghouse, reporting to the EVP People and Culture (CHRO), she will play a key role as a strategic business partner to the Executive Vice President of the Global Operations Services business. Through a team of HR professionals supporting the various business organizations, Ms. Banerjee will be responsible for supporting overall strategy, direction and operational leadership from a human resources perspective. She will leverage and build upon existing and newly created resource programs to support the achievement of business strategies and facilitate the change associated with a growth company.
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC is an industry-leading nuclear power company providing fuel, services, technology, plant design and equipment for the global commercial nuclear electric power industry. Headquartered in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh), the company employs approximately 9,400 employees worldwide and utilizes up to 4,000 seasonal/temporary workers. The company has locations in 19 countries around the world.
The foundation of Westinghouse’s strength is its long history as a technology and engineering firm. Since its incorporation in 1886, the company has been responsible for some of the world’s most important achievements including AC technology, the first commercial radio broadcast (KDKA-1920), USS Nautilus, the first camera on the moon and commercial nuclear energy. It continues technological advancements in nuclear energy as a front-runner in the design and start-up of advanced Pressurized Water Reactor systems, including the AP1000® reactor design, which is considered the safest, most efficient and reliable nuclear reactor design currently available in the world.