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    Bechtel Appoints New Poland Country Manager

    Bechtel names Leszek Holda new Country Manager for Poland

    [RESTON, VA], [October 30, 2023] – Bechtel, a leading engineering, procurement, construction, and project management company, announced today the appointment of Leszek Holda as Bechtel’s Country Manager for Poland where he will lead the new Bechtel office in Warsaw. 

    Hołda, a lifelong resident of Poland, brings to Bechtel over 20 years of broad management experience leading complex, international organizations. His expertise spans telecommunications, information technology, and energy industries. 

    “We are thrilled to have Leszek join the Bechtel team, and bring his expertise to our Warsaw office,” said Ahmet Tokpinar, general manager of Bechtel’s nuclear power business line. “His industry knowledge coupled with his trusted leadership experience is key as we move forward with delivering Poland’s first nuclear power plant and pursue other nuclear work in the region.”

    Most recently, Holda was a board member of the Polish company PKP Energetyka S.A., an energy distribution system operator in the railway industry. Among other things, he was responsible for the launching of the first of its kind Green Rail Program, aimed at switching traditional energy for railways to renewable sources on the way to the implementation of railway net zero transport in Poland.

    Committed to the community

    As plans to deliver Poland’s first nuclear power plant are set in motion, building lasting partnerships within Poland is a top priority for Holda.

    “Engagement at the local level will be critical,” said Holda. “With Bechtel’s 70 years of nuclear experience, I am excited to help transfer that knowledge to the local workforce in Poland, which will launch a new era of clean and secure Energy for Poland. Bechtel’s new Warsaw office provides us with new opportunities to engage with the local community, potential employees and suppliers, and build lasting partnerships.” 

    To learn more about Bechtel’s expertise and experience in nuclear, visit Bechtel.com at Nuclear Power Plant Project Construction | Bechtel.

    About Bechtel

    Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government.

    Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. 

    Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. www.Bechtel.com

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