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Alcoa names William F Oplinger as CFO succeeding Charles D McLane Jr.

M2 EQUITYBITES-January 9, 2013-Alcoa names William F Oplinger as CFO succeeding Charles D McLane Jr(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com

Alcoa (NYSE:AA), a miner of bauxite, producer of primary and fabricated aluminum and refiner of alumina, on Tuesday named William F Oplinger as CFO as of 1 April 2013, succeeding the retiring Charles D McLane Jr after a four decade career with the company.

Having joined the company in 2000, most recently Oplinger was COO of its Global Primary Products business unit since December 2011 and also serves on its Executive Council, the senior leadership team that sets direction for the company. He has served in key corporate roles in Financial Analysis and Planning and as director of Investor Relations besides serving in Alcoa's largest business, Global Primary Products (GPP) as controller, Operational Excellence director, CFO and COO.

The company added that Robert Wilt will succeed Oplinger as COO of GPP and will also serve on Alcoa's Executive Council.

At present Wilt is president of Alcoa's US Primary Products business and joined the company in 1999 as superintendent at its US Metals operations in Alcoa, Tennessee, then became plant manager at its Wenatchee, Washington smelting facility in 2001, thereafter served as VP of Energy Development and of Operational Excellence for GPP before his present position in 2009.

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