Officers

ROY C. HARVEY

President and Chief Executive Officer
Alcoa Corporation

Roy Harvey is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Corporation, a globally-competitive industry leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum, with 14,000 employees in 10 countries. He is also a Director of Alcoa Corporation.

Roy has served as Alcoa’s Chief Executive Officer since November 2016 and took on the additional role of President in May 2017. Prior to the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two separate companies, he was Executive Vice President and President of Alcoa's Global Primary Products (GPP) business from October 2015 to November 2016. From June 2014 to October 2015, Roy was Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Environment, Health & Safety and Sustainability. As part of this role, he oversaw the Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S.

During his Alcoa career, Roy has held a variety of operating and financial assignments across the U.S., Europe and Latin America. He was Chief Operating Officer for GPP, where he focused on the day-to-day operations of Alcoa's mining, refining, smelting, castings and energy businesses. Prior to this role, he served as Chief Financial Officer, GPP. Earlier, he served as Director of Investor Relations, and before this role was Director of Corporate Treasury.

Roy joined Alcoa in 2002 as a business analyst for GPP in Knoxville, Tennessee. While there, he worked with the global casthouse system to develop performance measurement systems and drive casthouse profitability. He later moved to Brazil as casthouse manager in the São Luis smelter and then as the plant controller. In 2007, he became plant manager for the San Ciprián smelter in Spain, and a year later he was named Director of Finance and Business Integration for GPP Europe.

Before coming to Alcoa, Roy was Corporate Manager of Environmental Affairs at Greenstone Resources Ltd., a gold mining company based in Central America.

Roy 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, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Columbia University. In 2008, Roy was named to the prestigious Young Global Leaders Program of the World Economic Forum.

Bill Oplinger

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Alcoa Corporation
New York, NY

William F. (Bill) Oplinger is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa Corporation, the independent, publicly-traded company formed following the separation with Alcoa Inc. Bill also is a member of the Alcoa Executive Team, which sets strategy for the Company.

Bill held this same position since 2013 for Alcoa Inc. He has deep experience leading Alcoa’s finance function, with executive oversight for treasury, pension, tax, controllership, financial planning and analysis, audit and investor relations. Under Bill’s financial leadership Alcoa announced its planned separation into two publicly-traded entities, the Upstream and Value Add companies. Bill also sat on the Alcoa Executive Council, the senior leadership group that set strategic direction for the company.

Previously Bill served as Chief Operating Officer for Alcoa Global Primary Products (GPP), with responsibility for day-to-day operations of its five businesses – mining, refining, smelting, casting and energy. In this role, he oversaw extensive restructuring of the upstream business with an emphasis on optimizing the group’s centers of excellence (COE’s), including the launch of the mining COE. Earlier Bill served as Chief Financial Officer for GPP.

Since joining Alcoa in 2000, Bill has held key corporate financial positions in Financial Analysis & Planning and as Director of Investor Relations. He has also held major assignments in the GPP business, including Controller and Operational Excellence Director.

Earlier in his career, Bill held engineering, marketing management and business planning positions with Westinghouse and Emerson Electric. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1989 in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech University and a Master’s of Science with honors in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University in 1998.

TÓMAS MÁR SIGURDSSON

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Alcoa Corporation
New York, NY

Tómas Már Sigurdsson is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Alcoa Corporation, responsible for the daily operations of the Company’s aluminum smelters, alumina refineries, bauxite, energy, and cast and rolled products assets worldwide. Alcoa has the largest bauxite mining portfolio in the world and is the world’s largest alumina producer. Tomas also focuses on Alcoa’s global aluminum smelting system, its network of 15 casthouses, rolling mills in Saudi Arabia and in the U.S. and the Corporation’s substantial energy assets. Alcoa Corporation operates in 10 countries. He also sits on the Alcoa Executive Team, which sets strategic direction for the Company.

Prior to the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two independent companies, Tómas held a similar position for the Global Primary Product business. He also was president of Alcoa’s European Region and Global Primary Products Europe. As president of Alcoa’s European Region, he coordinated the activities of the company’s nearly 50 locations throughout Europe. As leader of Global Primary Products in Europe, Tómas was accountable for Alcoa’s smelters and refinery in Iceland, Italy, Norway and Spain. Before this, he was managing director of Alcoa Iceland. Tómas joined Alcoa in 2004 responsible for the project management, start up and operations of the Alcoa Fjarðaál smelter in East Iceland.

During his European and Icelandic leadership roles, Tómas was the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Iceland from 2009-2012 and served on the Board of Federation of Industries from 2005-2011. He was also a member of the Executive Committees of the European Aluminium Association, Eurometaux and the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union from 2012-2014.

A graduate of the University of Iceland, Tómas has a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and obtained a master’s degree in planning in 1995 from Cornell University, in the United States. After completing his graduate degree, he returned to Iceland where he worked as a consultant at Hönnun, taught courses on environmental engineering at the University of Iceland and held management positions at Nordural, then a privately owned aluminum smelter in Iceland.

Leigh Ann Fisher

Executive Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer
Alcoa Corporation
Knoxville, TN

Leigh Ann Fisher is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Alcoa Corporation, overseeing Human Resources, Shared Services, Procurement and Information Technology. Prior to the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two independent companies, Leigh Ann was Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa Inc.’s Global Primary Products (GPP) business, responsible for managing finance and business analysis for Alcoa’s worldwide primary products system. She is a member of the Alcoa Executive Team, responsible for setting strategy for the Company.

Leigh Ann has a strong foundation in finance, having served from 2011 to July 2013 as Group Controller for GPP and previously for Alcoa's Engineered Products & Solutions business unit. She also worked as Director, Energy Development for U.S. Primary Products, where she led financial analysis and modeling in support of repowering efforts for the business, and had served as Controller for the U.S. Primary Products business based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Earlier, Leigh Ann was manager, Ledger Operations and Tax Services in Pittsburgh, responsible for the North American general accounting process as well as the regional property and sales tax processes. She also helped develop the Alcoa finance processes that are widely considered to be best practices across the industry.

Leigh Ann 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.

Leigh Ann and her husband, Jon, have one son, Marc.

Jeff Heeter

Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
Alcoa Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA

Jeff Heeter is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Alcoa Corporation. In this role, Jeff has overall responsibility for Alcoa’s legal, compliance, and governance matters globally. Jeff is a member of Alcoa’s Executive Team, which sets strategy for the Company.

Prior to the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two independent, publicly-traded companies, Jeff served as Assistant General Counsel for Alcoa Inc. and as an Assistant Officer of the company. As Assistant General Counsel, Jeff was responsible for the management and integration of the international legal functions of the company in Russia, China, Europe, Australia and Latin America.

Prior to assuming this role, Jeff was Group Counsel for Alcoa Global Primary Products from 2010 to 2014. From 2008 to 2010, he was General Counsel of Alcoa of Australia located in Perth, Australia.

Jeff joined Alcoa in 1998 as Associate Counsel in the company's Legal Department in Pittsburgh. Over the course of his Alcoa career, Jeff has served as business unit counsel for several businesses within the Global Primary Products group, including the former Alcoa World Chemicals business and the Alcoa World Alumina-Atlantic refining business.

In addition to his business unit counseling roles, Jeff has provided legal counsel in the mergers and acquisitions area for transactions across Alcoa’s portfolio of businesses. In this capacity, he has advised on a variety of acquisition, divestiture and greenfield development projects, including the divestiture of the global Alcoa World Chemicals business segment, and the negotiation of development projects with the governments of Iceland, Ghana and Suriname.

Jeff graduated from Penn State University in 1988, with a degree in Quantitative Business Analysis, and earned a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989. He worked as a project manager for a rail transportation equipment company in Pittsburgh before completing his JD, cum laude, from Duquesne University in 1995.

Prior to joining Alcoa, Jeff worked in a private practice as a litigation associate.

Jeff and his wife, Amy, and their four sons reside in Pittsburgh.

Molly Beerman

Vice President and Controller
Alcoa Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA

Molly Beerman was named Vice President and Controller for Alcoa Corporation and an Officer of the Company in December 2016. In her most recent role, she served as Director, Global Shared Services Strategy and Solutions for Alcoa, responsible for the strategy, planning and implementation of transformation activities for the shared services organization in support of the overall business strategy of Alcoa. Prior to that, she served in a consulting role to the Alcoa Inc. Finance Department related to the separation transaction.

Molly is a seasoned financial executive having worked in strategic positions within Alcoa which require the combination of technical accounting, process improvement and technology expertise. As Director, Global Procurement Center of Excellence from 2008-2012, she led the drive for operational efficiency in requisition-to-payment and supplier management. Previously, Molly was Manager, North America Financial Accounting Services, where she led a team of 100 individuals to provide financial accounting services for numerous locations across North America. Molly started her Alcoa career in 2001 as Manager, Corporate Financial Systems, responsible for the global consolidation of Alcoa’s financial statements in a one-day closing environment.

From 2012-2015 she served as the Vice President, Finance and Administration for The Pittsburgh Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life in the Pittsburgh region by evaluating and addressing community issues.

Earlier in her career, she served in financial management positions at Carnegie Mellon University, PNC Bank and the Pittsburgh office of Deloitte.

Molly obtained a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration, Accounting from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She previously served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the African American Cultural Center, which owns the August Wilson venue in Pittsburgh for the performing arts.

Catherine Garfinkel

Vice President
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Kate Garfinkel was appointed Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Alcoa Corporation, the independent, publicly-traded company formed following the separation of Alcoa Inc. In this critical function, Kate leads Alcoa's global ethics and compliance programs and ensures alignment to Alcoa's Values as well as compliance with applicable regulations.

Kate rejoined Alcoa Inc. in 2014 as Ethics and Compliance Counsel, where she managed the company’s anti-corruption program and the Integrity Champion Network, a high performance group of company executives who serve as trusted advisors and liaisons to the ethics and compliance program. Prior to her departure from Alcoa in June 2004, Kate was Counsel in the Legal Department. She joined Alcoa in 1996 and served as business unit counsel to Alcoa’s extruded construction products and wheels businesses, and as a member of the mergers & acquisitions practice area.

In the interim, Kate worked for PPG Industries in roles of increasing responsibility in the law department. First as Senior Counsel, then Corporate Counsel, she was accountable for all legal services to the company’s chlor-alkali and specialty chemicals businesses. She managed a diverse group of attorneys in the EMEA region during a time of growth and business redesign as General Counsel Europe, working and living in the Geneva, Switzerland area. She held a leadership role in the company’s EMEA ethics committee. Kate subsequently joined U.S. Steel Corporation as General Attorney - International, with responsibility for the company's anti-corruption and trade compliance functions.

Earlier in her career, Kate was a commercial litigation attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the Duquesne University School of Law, where she was a member of the law review.

Kate serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for International Legal Education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, which brings students from around the world to educate them in comparative legal systems, develop relationships, and create diversity in understanding of the rule of law. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Three Rivers Rowing Association, one of the largest community-based rowing and paddling clubs in the United States.

John Kenna

Vice President, Tax

John Kenna is Vice President, Tax for Alcoa Corporation and an Officer of the Company. He held the same position at Alcoa Inc. prior to the separation of the company into two independent, publicly-traded companies. He had been serving as Acting Director of the Tax Department since 2010.

John joined Alcoa in 2002 after a successful career as a tax partner in Ernst & Young’s International Tax Group, where he coordinated tax activities for large multinational clients. While working in all areas of Alcoa’s Tax Department, John has focused most of his activities on international transactions, compliance and tax accounting.

A Certified Public Accountant, John holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He and his wife, Laurel, have five children.

Renato Bacchi

Vice President and Treasurer

Renato Bacchi is Vice President and Treasurer of Alcoa Corporation. In this role he is responsible for global treasury activities, including risk, cash and capital management, as well as managing relationships with creditors, rating agencies and commercial banks.

As Assistant Treasurer of Alcoa Inc., prior to the separation into two independent, publicly-traded companies, Renato supported Corporate Treasury activities worldwide, executing capital structure strategies, managing relationships with banks and rating agencies and overseeing the enterprise risk management process.

Since joining Corporate Treasury in 2012, Renato has applied his deep understanding of corporate finance to a number of strategic transactions, providing excellent guidance and sound analytic work to drive good decision-making. His efforts have helped to build strong relationships with the four ratings agencies and ensure strategy and business decisions are well understood. Renato has previously served as a board member of AlcoaPrevi, the Alcoa employees’ pension fund in Brazil.

Renato joined Alcoa in 1997 as a procurement intern in São Paulo (Brazil). He worked in the energy group, participating from the very beginning of the development of the four Alcoa hydroelectric power plants in that country. Renato also worked in the Poços de Caldas plant purchasing strategic raw material for the Latin American smelters and refineries. In 2005, he took responsibility for Latin America primary metal sales, leading the increase of product premiums and market share in Brazil and Colombia.

In 2007, Renato joined Brazil Treasury, where he designed and implemented the funding strategy for the Alumar expansion and the Juruti mining projects. In 2010, he was named Corporate Finance Manager in Sao Paulo, leading the corporate controllership, corporate treasury, capital expenditure and internal control areas for Latin America and Caribbean region.

Renato graduated from São Paulo University (Brazil) in 2000, with a degree in Electrical Engineering, and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from IbMec University (Brazil) in 2004. In 2010, he earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from CFA Institute.

RON BARIN

Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
Alcoa Corporation

Ron Barin is Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Pension Investments for Alcoa Corporation. He held a similar position at Alcoa Inc. prior to the company separation. He is responsible for the investments of assets totaling $7 billion in Alcoa Corporation’s retirement benefit plans and the Alcoa Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the company.

From 2012 until the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two independent, publicly-traded companies, he was a Vice President,Chief Investment Officer, Pension Plan Investments. From 2008 until 2012 he was an Assistant Treasurer, Chief Investment Officer.

Prior to joining Alcoa Inc., Ron served as Senior Director, Pension Investments for Pfizer Inc., a leading pharmaceutical firm, where he was responsible for assets totaling $22 billion in Pfizer’s benefits plans and Foundation. Before this assignment, Ron was Director, Financial Risk Management for Pfizer. Earlier in his career, he worked for Emcor Risk Management Consulting, Estee Lauder, and Unilever in various treasury-related roles.

Ron earned his B.S. in Finance and MBA from New York University. He is the co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Smile in a Bag Inc, a nonprofit organization that collects and donates toy-filled activity bags each month to two Long Island, New York hospitals to help brighten a hospitalized child’s day. The organization has delivered more than 20,000 bags (and counting) since Smile in a Bag was founded in 2002.

Ron and his wife have two sons. In his free time, Ron enjoys playing tennis and basketball.