18 November 2011

Constellium Announces Appointment of Richard B. Evans as Interim Chairman and CEO

The Board of Directors of Constellium has decided to appoint current board member Richard B. Evans to the position of Interim Chairman and CEO of Constellium. Based in Paris, Mr. Evans assumes the Interim CEO position following the departure of former CEO Christel Bories to pursue other interests.

Richard (Dick) Evans is a 42 year veteran of the aluminum industry with Kaiser Aluminum, Alcan and Rio Tinto Alcan. He most recently served as CEO of Alcan and Rio Tinto Alcan over the period of 2006 to 2009. He is the past Chairman of the US Aluminum Association, past Chairman of the International Aluminum Institute (IAI) and past Director of the European Aluminum Association. He is currently the non-executive Chairman of Abitibi Bowater and an independent director of CGI, and an independent director of Noranda Aluminum. All three companies are listed on the NYSE.

The Constellium Board has simultaneously initiated a professional executive search for a permanent CEO to be completed in the coming months.

Commenting on Christel Bories’ departure, the Board of Directors noted, “Christel Bories has successfully led Constellium for the last five years including the transition of ownership from Rio Tinto to the new shareholder group, and we thank her for her service to the company over many years.  We wish her the very best in her future endeavours.”

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Press release - Constellium Announces Appointment of Richard B. Evans as Interim Chairman and CEO (PDF)
Communiqué de presse - Constellium annonce la nomination de Richard B. Evans en tant que Président Directeur Général par intérim
Pressemitteilung - Constellium gibt die Ernennung von Richard B. Evans als Interims-Vorsitzenden und CEO bekannt (PDF)

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