Robb LeMasters, a former independent director of BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT), has been named as the company’s senior vice president and chief strategy officer in a move that takes effect July 13.
He will oversee the corporate growth strategy across the space, nuclear medicine, environmental, clean energy and national security markets in his new position, BWXT said Monday.
LeMasters has served as managing director of investment firm Blue Harbour Group since September 2011. He previously held the roles of founding partner at Theleme Partners, partner at The Children’s Investment Fund and group VP at Highbridge Capital Management.
Earlier in his career, he was an analyst for Morgan Stanley & Co. mergers and acquisitions group and Forstmann Little & Co.