Kurion Names Board Member

Irvine-based nuclear and hazardous waste cleanup technology developer Kurion said today that it has named Dr. Aris S. Candris, the former President and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Co., to its board of directors. Candris previously headed up Westinghouse's nuclear fuel and culear services businesses, in addition to serving on a number of associations in the nuclear industry. Kurion is developing technology for nuclear waste cleanup, and is venture backed by Lux Capital, Firelake Capital Management, and Acadia Woods Partners. The firm said Candris is the fourth outside director for the firm to join in the last two months.