Alcoa Names Roy Harvey Chief Operating Officer for Global Primary Products (GPP); Leigh Ann Fisher Named CFO for GPP

  Alcoa Names Roy Harvey Chief Operating Officer for Global Primary Products
  (GPP); Leigh Ann Fisher Named CFO for GPP

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- July 18, 2013

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Roy Harvey has been promoted to Chief
Operating Officer for the Company's Global Primary Products (GPP) business
effective immediately. He will focus on the day-to-day operations of Alcoa's
22 aluminum smelters and nine alumina refineries worldwide, as well as bauxite
assets in Australia, Brazil, Jamaica, Suriname, Guinea and soon Saudi Arabia.
Prior to his promotion, Harvey was GPP Chief Financial Officer. He is a member
of Alcoa's Executive Council, the senior leadership team that sets strategic
direction for the company.

Roy Harvey was named Chief Operating Officer for Alcoa's Global Primary
Products business. (Photo: B ...

Roy Harvey was named Chief Operating Officer for Alcoa's Global Primary
Products business. (Photo: Business Wire)

Succeeding Harvey as GPP CFO is Leigh Ann Fisher, who had been Group
Controller for GPP. Fisher will also become a member of the Executive Council.

"Roy has an impressive international track record, leading complex operations
in Brazil, Spain and Central America," said Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer. "As an experienced CFO Roy has acute financial
expertise and operational insight. And his investor relations background gives
him a strong appreciation for the expectations of shareholders, which he has
demonstrated by bringing discipline and rigor to operational and financial

"Leigh Ann’s solid foundation in finance, spanning upstream and downstream
businesses at Alcoa, will add valuable perspective to our senior leadership
team,” Kleinfeld said. “She has made important contributions to our success by
driving systemic improvements in financial processes such as forecast
accuracy, financial modeling and reporting.”

Roy Harvey

Harvey became Chief Financial Officer for GPP in 2011. Previously, he served
as Director of Investor Relations, serving as Alcoa’s principal contact with
investors and financial analysts. Additionally, Harvey was Director of
Corporate Treasury, where he was instrumental in developing an extensive
enterprise risk management program.

Harvey joined Alcoa in 2002 as a business analyst for GPP’s global casthouse
network. He also was plant manager for the San Ciprián, Spain, smelter and
Director of Finance and Business Integration for GPP Europe, leading the
finance and casthouse teams. In addition, he was casthouse manager and plant
controller in São Luis (Brazil).

Harvey graduated with honors from The Wharton School of Business, University
of Pennsylvania, simultaneously earning master’s degrees in international
business and corporate finance as a fellow of the Lauder Institute
International MBA program. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in mining
engineering from Columbia University. In 2008, he was named to the prestigious
Young Leaders Program of the World Economic Forum.

Leigh Ann Fisher

In her new position as CFO for GPP, Fisher is responsible for managing finance
and business analysis for Alcoa's worldwide primary products system. During
her Alcoa career, Fisher has served as Group Controller for GPP and for
Alcoa's Engineered Products & Solutions business unit. She also worked as
Director, Energy Development, US Primary Products in Knoxville, TN where she
led financial analysis and modeling in support of the repowering efforts for
US Primary Products. She has also performed roles in Financial Shared Services
in the Pittsburgh Office and helped develop the current Alcoa finance
processes that are widely considered to be best practices across the industry.

Fisher joined Alcoa in 1989 at Alcoa’s Tennessee Operations after receiving
her bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Tennessee. She also
obtained her CPA from the Tennessee state Board of Accountancy in 1990.

About Alcoa

Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, as
well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. In
addition to inventing the modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has
been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building
and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and
industrial markets over the past 125 years. Among the solutions Alcoa markets
are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, as well as
Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and
building systems in addition to its expertise in other light metals such as
titanium and nickel-based super alloys. Sustainability is an integral part of
Alcoa’s operating practices and the product design and engineering it provides
to customers. Alcoa has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
for 11 consecutive years and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum
ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs
approximately 61,000 people in 30 countries across the world. For more
information, visit, follow @Alcoa on Twitter at and follow Alcoa on Facebook at

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