NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA) today announced that Molly Beerman has been
named Vice President and Controller of the Company, and she will serve
as principal accounting officer, effective Dec. 9.
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Molly Beerman was named Vice President and Controller for Alcoa Corporation effective December 9. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Molly is a seasoned financial professional with a successful track
record at Alcoa of driving process and operational improvements," said
Alcoa Chief Financial Officer William Oplinger. "In addition to her
accounting acumen, Molly’s experience makes her ideally qualified to
take on this leadership role at Alcoa as we review our systems to run
our new Company more cost-effectively and efficiently.”
Ms. Beerman succeeds Robert Collins who has been Controller since 2013
and will be taking a role outside of the Company.
“Bob made a significant contribution to our Company during his 11-year
Alcoa career,” Oplinger said. “Most recently, he played an instrumental
role in the separation of Alcoa Inc. into two independent,
publicly-traded companies. We thank him for his years of dedication and
hard work and wish him well in his next endeavor.”
Since November 2016, Ms. Beerman served as Director of Global Shared
Services Strategy and Solutions and led the overall planning and
implementation of financial and procurement activities in alignment with
the Company’s overall business strategy. Prior to that, she served in a
consulting role to the Alcoa Inc. finance department relating to the
From 2001 to 2012, she held numerous leadership positions with Alcoa
Inc., including as Director of Alcoa’s Global Procurement Center of
Excellence. In this role, Ms. Beerman designed operational efficiency in
requisition-to-payment and supplier management. She was also Manager of
North America Financial Accounting Services, where she led the team that
provided accounting services to numerous locations. Ms. Beerman first
joined Alcoa Inc. in 2001 as Manager, Corporate Financial Systems,
responsible for the global consolidation of financial statements.
From 2012 to 2015, Ms. Beerman was Vice President of Finance and
Administration for The Pittsburgh Foundation, a non-profit organization.
Earlier in her career, she served in financial management positions at
Carnegie Mellon University, PNC Bank and the Pittsburgh office of
Ms. Beerman has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,
Accounting from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and she is a
Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.
About Alcoa Corporation
On November 1, Alcoa Corporation announced
it had completed the separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc. (now
named Arconic Inc.) and began operating as an independent,
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and
aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and
rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a
foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly
130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an
affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum
industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed
on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to
efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we
operate. Visit us online on www.alcoa.com,
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