Pankaj (PK) Chaudhary
Senior Vice President of Operations, IT and Manufacturing
Pankaj (PK) Chaudhary is senior vice president of Operations and the chairman of Holtec’s Executive Committee. Chaudhary is the top executive responsible for Holtec’s largest division, Nuclear Power Division. He provides executive oversight of Holtec’s project management group, Holtec’s manufacturing division (comprised of all three U.S. based manufacturing plants), Site Technical Support, Site Services and the Civil Design and Construction units ensuring operational excellence. Chaudhary oversees Holtec’s Supplier Diversity Program, ensuring that the supply chain is robust with national and international top tier suppliers. Chaudhary also oversees Holtec’s Information Technology (IT) and Digital Innovation departments.
Since his graduation from Widener University, Chaudhary has been continuously employed by Holtec International. Early in his career at Holtec, Chaudhary worked as a design engineer, project engineer, Project Manager and Software Developer and gradually moved up in the organization over the years. Chaudhary has significant experience in the design, engineering, licensing, manufacturing and implementation of systems for Wet storage of spent nuclear fuel.
Chaudhary received his Bachelor of Science degree in electronics and power engineering from Nagpur University (India) in 1994 and his Master of Science degree in computer science from Widener University in 1996.