Don Broeils is the vice president of international operations for the Power business line at Fluor Corporation. In this role, he drives Power’s industry-leading solutions for gas-fired and solid-fueled power plants, waste-to-energy, fuel conversion, and transmission projects outside of the United States. Don also directs the business line’s solutions for major plant upgrades, retrofits, and modifications for international facilities seeking improved performance and compliance with clean air regulations.
Don attended North Carolina State University, where he received his degree in electrical engineering. He began his career with the American Can Company as a plant engineer in the Pulp & Paper business. In 1977, Don joined Duke Energy in the Plant Betterment division of the design engineering department. In this role, he was responsible for scoping, estimating and engineering capital upgrade projects for Duke’s nuclear, coal and hydroelectric generating assets.
In 1984, Don joined the business development group of Duke’s Management and Technical Services (MATS) division, in which engineering and construction services were offered to Clients outside of Duke for the first time in the company’s history. Following this assignment, Don led the electrical engineering design for various projects for Duke Engineering & Services, the successor business unit to MATS.
n 1989, Don joined Duke/Fluor Daniel, where he spent 15 years in various roles including engineering management, proposal management, and project management. In these roles, he was responsible for numerous domestic U.S. and international EPC power projects. He joined Fluor in 2004, taking the helm of the Plant Betterment business in Power. In 2012, Don became vice president of Power’s Fossil Generation & Transmission business, and he assumed his current role in 2013.