Prior to her current role, Ms. Mutyala was responsible for formulating and implementing strategies to pursue commercial nuclear power opportunities in Asia. She led the team to pursue Westinghouse and US nuclear industry opportunities in India. In December 2009, she led the US Commercial Nuclear Trade Mission to India which had over thirty US organizations represented.
Ms. Mutyala most recently served as Vice President of Product Management & Engineering for the Global Nuclear Fuel business of Westinghouse. She also held the position of Vice President of US Fuel with responsibility for marketing, sales and project management for the customer base in US and Asia. Prior to that, Ms. Mutyala led the acquisition by Westinghouse of the global nuclear businesses of ABB and was Director, Mergers/ Acquisitions for the nuclear businesses of Westinghouse. She has also served as the Plant Manager of the Westinghouse Specialty Metals Plant, which manufactures components for commercial nuclear fuel and also as Director of Quality and Environmental Systems for the energy businesses of Westinghouse.
Meena began her Westinghouse career as a nuclear engineer. In the early 1980’s, Meena worked in the Westinghouse International offices in Brussels, Belgium. After her return to the U.S in 1982, she held numerous managerial positions in engineering, program management, manufacturing and quality in the fuel and services businesses of Westinghouse.
Ms. Mutyala holds a degree in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM); a master’s in engineering sciences from Northwestern University in Chicago; and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. In 2005, she was honored by IITM with the distinguished alumnus award. In 2008, she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Central Michigan University. She is married and has two children who now have their own careers. She is actively involved in non-profit activities in Pittsburgh and in India.