NEW YORK Alcoa Inc. has
named William Oplinger chief financial officer effective April
Oplinger will take over from
Chuck McLane, who plans to officially retire Aug. 1 after 40
years with the Pittsburgh-based producer.
Oplinger has been chief
operating officer of Alcoas global primary products
business unit since December 2011 (amm.com, Nov. 15,
2011). He joined the company in 2000 and has held a variety of
roles, including director of investor relations.
Robert Wilt will succeed
Oplinger as chief operating officer of global primary
McLane has been executive vice
president and chief financial officer since September 2007. He
joined Alcoa in 2000 as director of investor relations
following Alcoas acquisition of Reynolds Metals Co. He
joined Reynolds in 1973 and held a variety of roles there,
including assistant treasurer and assistant controller.