December 15, 2005

ROSEMEAD, Calif., December 15, 2005—Southern California Edison (SCE), the utility subsidiary of Edison International, today announced that its board of directors has elected James T. Reilly vice president of nuclear engineering and technical services for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), effective immediately.  Reilly will be responsible for all the engineering, construction, project management, and decommissioning activities as well as a number of support services such as site facilities and warehouse management.  Reilly will report to Richard Rosenblum, the utility’s senior vice president and chief nuclear officer.

“Jim brings excellent nuclear engineering and technical experience and skills to this position,” said SCE Chairman John Bryson   “He will be a welcomed addition to the exceptional management team at SONGS.”

Prior to this new position, Reilly was appointed director of engineering and technical services at SONGS in July 2005.  In that role, he was responsible for the SONGS engineering organizations, nuclear fuel management, Unit 1 decommissioning services, and SONGS site facilities.

Reilly joined SCE in 1979 as an engineer at San Onofre, Unit 1.  During his SCE career, he has held various positions in the company’s nuclear department in plant engineering, including supervisor and station technical manager. 

Before joining SCE, Reilly was a senior engineer at General Atomics, and a manufacturing engineer at both General Electric and Swanson Engineering and Manufacturing Company.

Reilly holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Redlands and a master of science in nuclear engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.  He and his wife, Gayle, and their two daughters live in San Juan Capistrano.

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An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of more than 13 million via 4.6 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within central, coastal and Southern California.