Blake Popwell Appointed Senior Director Operations for BHI Energy Valve, I&C and Electrical Services

Blake Popwell Appointed Senior Director Operations for BHI Energy Valve, I&C and Electrical Services

BHI Energy (BHI) announced today that Blake Popwell has been appointed as Senior Director Operations for the Valve, I&C and Electrical Services division. Blake will be responsible for oversight of the planning and implementation of Valve and ICE service projects for assigned customers within the Maintenance Services Group. His initial focus through the spring of 2019 will be to ensure the successful delivery of customer outage projects for NextEra, Talen Energy and TVA. Operations directors and project teams for those customers will report to Blake.

Blake has more than seventeen years of technical and project management experience for valve services for nuclear, fossil and industrial customers. He was promoted to BHI’s Operations Director in 2015 with responsibility for stakeholder management and project delivery for nuclear and non-nuclear clients. Prior to this, he served in positions of increasing responsibility as valve supervisor, project manager and outage superintendent.

Prior to joining BHI, he worked with AMES Group and Crane Nuclear for various projects across the USA. He has attended BHI’s senior leadership academy.

Blake is based out of the Piedmont, SC office and reports to Alan Goeke, Vice-President of BHI’s Valve, I&C and Electrical Services business.  He can be reached via email at blake.popwell(at)bhienergy.com.