NEW YORK The Aluminum
Association has elected Norsk Hydro ASAs Matt Aboud,
Alcoa Inc.s Anthony Farraj and Novelis Inc.s Tom
Walpole to its board of directors.
"Matt, Tony and Tom have diverse
experience and expertise in critical areas of the U.S., North
American and global aluminum industry," Tom Brackmann,
president of Nichols Aluminum LLC and chairman of the Aluminum
Associations board of directors, said in a statement.
Aboud, vice president and
managing director of Hydros metal markets division in
North America, is chairman of the Aluminum Associations
statistical and market research committee. He joined Hydro in
Farraj has held a number of
roles since joining Alcoas rigid packaging division in
1999. He currently is commercial vice president of global
packaging at the Pittsburgh-based companys global rolled
products unit after previously serving as commercial vice
president of Alcoa Russia.
Walpole is senior vice president of Novelis and president of
Novelis North America. He previously was senior vice president
of global manufacturing and president of Novelis Asia, and
before that was vice president and general manager of
Novelis can products business unit.