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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)


Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 9, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 
(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
800 Main Street, 4th Floor
Lynchburg, Virginia
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (980) 365-4300
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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

The Board of Directors (the "Board") of BWX Technologies, Inc. ("we" or "us") appointed Gerhard F. Burbach to our Board as a non-employee director to fill a vacancy, effective August 9, 2018. Mr. Burbach will serve as a Class II director with an initial term expiring at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2021. The Board also appointed Mr. Burbach to serve on the Governance Committee and Safety and Security Committee.

Mr. Burbach will receive cash and equity compensation, including a grant of common stock with a value of $90,000 (representing the pro-rated 2018 stock grant awarded to non-employee directors), in accordance with our non-employee director compensation program as described in our definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2018.
Mr. Burbach does not have an interest in any transactions requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, and there are no arrangements or understandings between him and any other person pursuant to which has was appointed as a director.
A copy of our press release announcing his appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

Press Release dated August 9, 2018.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
/s/ Jason S. Kerr
Jason S. Kerr
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Date: August 9, 2018

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)


Exhibit 99.1

BWXT Names Gerhard Burbach to Board of Directors

(LYNCHBURG, Va. - August 9, 2018) - BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that Gerhard "Gary" F. Burbach has been appointed to its board of directors.

Burbach serves on the board of directors of Fluidigm, a public company manufacturing and marketing innovative technologies for life sciences research, and is chairman of the board of directors of both Autonomic Technologies, Inc., a private medical device company developing neurostimulation based therapies, and Procyrion Inc., a private medical device company focused on the treatment of chronic heart failure. He also serves on the board of Vascular Dynamics, Inc., a private medical device company developing an innovative solution for hypertension.

From 2006 to 2014, Burbach was president, chief executive officer and director of Thoratec Corporation, a company that develops, manufactures and markets proprietary medical devices used for circulatory support. Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions at Digirad Corporation, Philips Medical Systems, ADAC Laboratories, McKinsey & Company and CitiCorp.

Burbach received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University and a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.

"We are extremely fortunate to add Gary to our board," said John A. Fees, chairman of BWXT. "As BWXT continues to develop its medical isotopes business, his medical industry experience and success will be highly valuable to our company and its strategic direction going forward."

About BWXT
Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,250 employees, BWXT has 11 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at

Media Contact:
Investor Contact:
Jud Simmons
Alan Nethery
Director, Media and Public Relations
Vice President and Chief Investor Relations Officer

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