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WESTINGHOUSE NAMES NEW VICE PRESIDENTS

 PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Westinghouse Electric Corporation (NYSE: WX) has elected three new vice presidents and elevated a fourth to the rank of senior vice president as part of its recent top-management reorganization, Chairman Paul E. Lego announced today.
 The newly elected officers are: Louis J. Briskman, who will become senior vice president and general counsel; William F. Stoll Jr., vice president and deputy general counsel; and Aris Melissaratos, vice president, corporate productivity and quality. James S. Moore, currently vice president of executive resources and development, was named senior vice president, human resources. The appointments are effective Jan. 1, 1993.
 -- Louis J. Briskman
 Briskman, 43, joined Westinghouse in 1975 and worked with the Power Systems Company on various commercial litigation matters. In 1982, he was named vice president and general counsel for Group W Cable, Inc.
 In 1983, Briskman became vice president, secretary and chief legal officer for Group W Broadcasting. In 1988, he was named deputy general counsel.
 Briskman graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1970 and received a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1973.
 -- William F. Stoll Jr.
 Stoll, 44, is a 17-year veteran of Westinghouse's law department and provided counsel to the corporation's Industry Products Company until 1981 when he was named assistant general counsel responsible for mergers and acquisitions and antitrust law. In 1984, he became associate general counsel responsible for the Industries and International Group and corporate and securities law. He was named deputy general counsel in January 1988.
 Stoll received a degree in international business from Georgetown University in 1969 and a degree in law from Case Western Reserve University in 1973.
 -- Aris Melissaratos
 Melissaratos, 49, was named general manager of corporate productivity and quality last year. He joined Westinghouse in 1966 and held a variety of engineering, operations and program management positions in the company's Baltimore operations. He was appointed general manager of the operations division of the Electronic Systems Group in 1985 and four years later general manager of the design engineering and manufacturing operations divisions.
 Melissaratos received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a master of science degree in management engineering from George Washington University. He attended the Harvard Business School program for management development and has completed the course work for a Ph.D in international affairs from the Catholic University of America.
 As vice president of corporate productivity and quality, he is responsible for the corporation's Productivity and Quality Center near here and the corporation's extensive quality improvement programs.
 -- James S. Moore
 As senior vice president of human resources, Moore, 56, will be responsible for the corporation's policies and programs for employees.
 He received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering and a master of science in nuclear engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and joined Westinghouse at the atomic power division in 1956.
 Moore has held successive positions as president of Westinghouse Nuclear Europe, general manager of the nuclear fuel division, general manager of the water reactors business unit and vice president and general manager of the power systems business unit.
 Prior to his appointment as vice president of executive resources and development, he served as vice president of the government operations business unit and president of the Westinghouse Savannah River Company in South Carolina.
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 /CONTACT: Paul B. Jones of Westinghouse Electric, 412-642-3713/
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