Perma-Fix names Macon Vice Pres.

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Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. has announced the promotion of Richard Macon to Vice President of Nuclear Services Business Development. In this role, Macon will be responsible for pursuing opportunities, developing proposal win themes, and forming strategic partnerships to further company growth.  Macon will continue to cultivate relationships with Perma Fix’s new and existing clients including the DOE and DOD, commercial nuclear industry and Canada.

“Richard has done an excellent job researching new pursuits and representing us with clients,” said Renee Echols, Perma-Fix Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “He will continue to be instrumental in the future growth of Perma-Fix Nuclear Services.”

A Middle Tennessee native, now residing in East Tennessee for over 20 years,  Macon actively participates in community and industry organizations such as the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC), Energy, Technology, and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA) and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). In addition, Macon manages the company’s  mentor protégé program and provides technical direction for proposals.

Macon brings more than 22 years of professional and managerial experience  including project management work for demolition, environmental construction, waste management, engineering and technical staffing companies. Macon earned  a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Tennessee Technology University (Cookeville, TN) and has been with Perma-Fix  since 2010.

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. is a nuclear services company and  leading provider of nuclear and mixed waste management services. The  company’s nuclear waste services include management and treatment of  radioactive and mixed waste for hospitals, research labs and institutions, federal agencies, including the DOE, the Department of Defense (“DOD”), and the commercial nuclear industry. The company’s nuclear services group provides project management, waste management, environmental restoration, decontamination and decommissioning, new build construction, radiological protection, safety and industrial hygiene capability to our clients. The company operates four nuclear waste treatment facilities and provides nuclear services at DOE, DOD, and commercial facilities, nationwide.

The company’s website can be found at http://www.perma-fix.com.