– USA, CA – Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ: KALU) today announced the appointment of Michael Arnold and Kevin Williams to its Board as Independent Directors.
“As highly respected leaders with a deep understanding of manufacturing and supply chain management, we are excited to have Mike and Kevin join the board,” said Executive Chairman, Jack Hockema. “Mike brings extensive manufacturing and supply chain expertise in the metals industry in addition to public company board expertise, presently serving as lead independent director of AGCO Corporation. Kevin also brings extensive experience in manufacturing and supply chain expertise across Kaiser’s served markets with deep experience in the automotive industry. Both Mike and Kevin’s experience, perspectives and insight will be valuable additions to our board.”
About Mr. Michael C. Arnold
Mr. Arnold was the President and CEO of Ryerson Inc., a metal processor, and distributor until he retired in 2015. Prior to joining Ryerson Inc., Mr. Arnold held various senior management positions with The Timken Company from 1979 to 2010, including EVP; President, Bearings and Power Transmission Group; President, Industrial Group; VP, Bearings and Business Process Advancement; Director, Bearings and Business Process Advancement; and Director, Manufacturing and Technology, Europe, Africa and West Asia (Europe).
Mr. Arnold holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a Master’s degree in sales and marketing from the University of Akron.
About Mr. Kevin W. Williams
Mr. Williams serves as President and CEO of GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, a third-party logistics and supply chain management company, and one of the country’s largest African American-owned businesses. Prior to joining GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Mr. Williams served as President and Managing Director of General Motors of Canada Limited and VP and General Manager, Global Service and Parts Operations of General Motors Company. Mr. Williams also held several other senior global roles at GM including the chairman, president, and managing director of GM de Mexico, Central America, and the Cayman Islands; and global executive director of supplier quality and development for GM Worldwide and GM Europe among other assignments.
Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and management, general from Tennessee State University and a Master of Science degree in business administration and management, general from Central Michigan University.
About Kaiser Aluminum Corporation
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., is a leading producer of semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products, serving customers worldwide with highly-engineered solutions for aerospace and high-strength, packaging, general engineering, custom automotive, and other industrial applications. The Company’s North American facilities produce value-added plate, sheet, coil, extrusions, rod, bar, tube, and wire products, adhering to traditions of quality, innovation, and service that have been key components of its culture since the Company was founded in 1946. The Company’s stock is included in the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
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