Lynchburg’s BWX Technologies promotes Rick Loving to senior VP
The company received an $806 million Navy contract in October.
Lynchburg-based nuclear components and fuel supplier BWX Technologies Inc. promoted Richard “Rick” W. Loving to senior vice president and chief administrative officer, the company announced Thursday.
Loving has 40 years of experience previously working for energy company Babcock & Wilcox Co. and engineering company McDermott International Inc. He worked for BWXT from 1997 to 2007 and returned as its senior vice president for human resources in July 2016.
“Rick has been highly effective in numerous roles at BWXT for many years,” Rex Geveden, BWXT’s president and CEO said in a statement. “Elevating his title to chief administrative officer acknowledges the full breadth of his responsibilities in human resources, communications, security, and environmental health & safety.”
Loving holds a master’s degree in personnel management from the University of Lynchburg, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science.
In October 2019, the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program awarded a contract with options totaling about $806 million to BWXT. The company employs approximately 6,400 people and has 11 operating sites in the U.S. and Canada.