The Tennessee Valley Authority has appointed Charles G. Pardee executive vice president and chief generation officer.

Mechel OAO has appointed Andrey Kocherov vice president for public and investor relations.

Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. has appointed Jonathan M. Pachter and John A. Gefferth to lead the strategic development of the firm’s Mining Industry Consulting Group (ICG). Pachter, a corporate vice president, will lead the Mining ICG at the firm’s Pittsburgh headquarters and Gefferth, a principal, will the Mining ICG at the firm’s St. Louis office.

Norwest Corp. has appointed Wanda Burget vice president of environmental services.

Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview has appointed Wendy Hutchinson vice president of public affairs.

Charles Cappellino, vice president of research, development and engineering at ITT Corp.’s Industrial Process business, has been recognized by the Hydraulic Institute (HI) for his leadership in helping develop two new pump industry standards. He leads product development efforts for the company’s Goulds Pumps brand and other leading product lines. Cappellino served as vice chair of two HI committees, both commissioned to create a new American National Standards Institute/HI Standard for rotodynamic (centrifugal) pumps.

Joy Global Inc. announced that Michael W. Sutherlin, president and CEO, will retire at the end of the year. In accordance with the company’s succession plan, the board has designated Edward (Ted) L. Doheny II, currently president and COO of the Underground Mining Equipment division, to succeed Sutherlin. At that time, the company will create a new position of corporate COO to be assumed by Randal W. Baker, currently president and COO of the Surface Mining Equipment division. In this role, Baker will oversee both the Surface Mining Equipment and the Underground Mining Equipment divisions. Sutherlin expects to formally retire February 1, 2014. However, the transition in responsibilities to Doheny will be completed by December 2013.