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WESTINGHOUSE REORGANIZES SENIOR MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

 PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Corporation (NYSE: WX) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. Jordan today announced a reorganization of the corporation's senior management structure that eliminates the position of group president and enables the business units to report directly to a newly-formed Executive Office. The reorganization is effective immediately.
 "Under this new structure, the business unit managers will have direct and immediate access to the CEO and the president," said Jordan. "This is the first of a number of major initiatives to be undertaken in the months ahead to eliminate bureaucracy and build a more cohesive, globally-focused enterprise that is better able to respond to our constantly changing markets."
 The Executive Office will consist of Jordan and Gary M. Clark, president.
 Reporting to the Executive Office will be: Frank R. Bakos, vice president, Power Generation; Thomas P. Costello, executive vice president, responsible for Westinghouse Communities, Industrial Products and Services, Distribution and Control, and Westinghouse Electric Supply Company; James L. Gallagher, vice president, Government Operations; Edwin J. Kilpela, general manager, Environmental Services; W.C. Bill Korn, president, Group W Broadcasting; Richard A. Linder, executive vice president, Electronic Systems; Ambrose L. Schwallie, president, Westinghouse Savannah River Company; Burton B. Staniar, chairman of both Group W Broadcasting and The Knoll Group; James F. Watson Jr., president, Thermo King; Robert A. Watson, chairman and CEO, Westinghouse Financial Services; and Nathaniel D. Woodson, vice president, Energy Systems.
 Also reporting to the Executive Office will be all staff functions, including Warren H. Hollinshead, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Louis J. Briskman, senior vice president, secretary and general counsel; James S. Moore, senior vice president, Human Resources and Total Quality; Frederick Wells Hill, vice president, Corporate Relations; and David W. Knapp, vice president, Investor Relations.
 Former group president John B. Yasinsky has announced his resignation, effective Nov. 1, to become president and chief operating officer of GenCorp (NYSE: GY) of Fairlawn, Ohio.
 Maurice C. Sardi, who served as chairman of The Knoll Group, has elected to take early retirement, effective at year end.
 Westinghouse is currently conducting a search both inside and outside the company for a new CFO to succeed Hollinshead who has decided to relinquish his post in preparation for early retirement.
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 /CONTACT: James P. Schmitt of Westinghouse, 412-642-4642/
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