A corporate manager with more than two decades of experience with leading energy developers in the private sector, Carl Melchior Fisher Jr. currently serves as a Vice President of AREVA, Inc., with responsibility for the Instrumentaion & Controls and Electrical Systems Modernizations and Nuclear Parts Center Business Line. Mr. Fisher joined AREVA’s North American Group in 2003 as a Manager of Electrical Projects and quickly ascended the company’s management ladder to his present position. Joining the United States Navy in 1981, Carl Melchior Fisher Jr. graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power School and the Naval Nuclear Power Prototype School and served as a Reactor Operations Group Supervisor aboard the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. During his military service, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany. After leaving the service, Mr. Fisher graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and he received a Master of Business Administration from Queens University of Charlotte. From 1990 to 2002, Carl Melchior Fisher Jr. held various positions with Duke Energy and worked on and managed domestic and oversees operations for the company. Some of these positions included Fossil and Hydro Generation Engineer, Commercial Development Manager, and Director of the Tasmania Natural Gas Project. In his first position with AREVA, Carl Melchior Fisher Jr. led a team of project managers and served as counsel to senior executives regarding the administration and organization of electrical systems. In 2005, he was promoted to Manager of the company’s I&C Plant Engineering and Electrical Systems Division, a position in which he oversaw four product lines, among them Electrical Design and Analysis and Fire Safety and Risk Services. Prior to achieving his present role in 2010, Carl Melchior Fisher Jr. worked as Vice President of AREVA’s I&C and Electrical Systems and Vice President of I&C and Electrical Systems Modernizations for the company’s North American and German operations.