BLACKBURN-based nuclear giant Assystem has unveiled a new UK managing director. Simon Barber will be taking the helm, succeeding previous managing director Peter Higton, who had held the role for 13 years. Mr Barber first joined the Haslingden Road-based company as UK business development director in September, having previously led engineering firm Arup’s nuclear division for nine years, and will take charge of UK operations in their entirety. He said: “It is an exciting time for the energy sector and nuclear has a key role to play in the energy transition.
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