Evans targets stability at Constellium

Dec 20, 2011 | 04:28 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Constellium, Richard B. Evans

NEW YORK — Downstream aluminum producer Constellium is making progress in its search for a new chief executive officer and expects to name a permanent replacement by the second quarter of next year, interim chairman and chief executive officer Richard B. Evans told AMM.

Evans, former chief executive officer of both Alcan and Rio Tinto Alcan and a member of Constellium’s board since January 2011, came out of retirement in early November to accept the interim role at Constellium in the wake of Christel Bories’ departure (AMM, Nov. 21).

“The board unanimously came to me and asked if I would consider this interim role because of the impending departure of Christel. The request of my colleagues prompted me to do it,” Evans said of the decision to accept the temporary post, noting that the stint should only last a few months.....





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