Danny G. Bost
Danny G. Bost is executive vice president and chief nuclear officer of Southern Nuclear, located in Birmingham, Ala. In this role, he is responsible for the overall performance of Southern Nuclear’s six nuclear reactors at plants Farley, Hatch and Vogtle. Bost was elected chief nuclear officer effective Oct. 17, 2011.
Mr. Bost has more than 30 years of experience in the nuclear industry. He has served as a Nuclear Safety Review Board (NSRB) consultant where he conducted nuclear safety reviews at facilities operated by Detroit Edison, Exelon and First Energy. Prior to his NSRB role, Bost was the site vice president of Exelon’s Dresden Generating Station. Under his leadership, Dresden was transformed from an underperforming nuclear generating facility to an excellent one.
Mr. Bost also held other leadership positions with Exelon as station manager of Dresden and engineering director at LaSalle County Generating Station. He began his nuclear career in 1981 at Entergy’s Grand Gulf Station where he held leadership positions in engineering and maintenance.
Mr. Bost is chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute cumulative impact working group and is a member of the strategic issues advisory committee. Bost serves on the Electric Power Research Institute Nuclear Power Council and is a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the risk and safety management action plan committee. He is also a member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations executive advisory group.
Mr. Bost is a native of Verona, Miss. He and his wife, Tammy, have five children and reside in Birmingham, Ala.