Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) Files An 8-k

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) (“Alcoa” or the “Company”) appointed Ken Giacobbe, 50, to become Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective as of immediately prior to the effective time of, and contingent upon, the Company’s previously announced separation (the “Separation”) into two independent, publicly-traded companies: the Company, which will be renamed “Arconic Inc.”, and a new public company, Alcoa Upstream Corporation, which will be renamed Alcoa Corporation in connection with the Separation (“Alcoa Corporation”). Mr. Giacobbe has served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company’s Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS) business since January 2013. Prior to his current role, Mr. Giacobbe was Group Controller for the EPS business, a position he assumed in 2011. Mr. Giacobbe joined the Company in 2004 as Vice President of Finance for Global Extruded Products, part of Alcoa Forgings and Extrusions. He then served as Vice President of Finance for the Company’s Building and Construction Systems business.

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On September 29, 2016, the Board also appointed W. Paul Myron, 50, to become Vice President and Controller of the Company, effective as of immediately prior to the effective time of, and contingent upon, the Separation. Mr. Myron has served as Vice President, Finance and Business Excellence for the Company’s Power and Propulsion business since July 2012. Prior to his current role, Mr. Myron served as Director of Finance Initiatives for the Company’s Engineered Products and Solutions business from February through July 2012, and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis from 2005 until 2012. Mr. Myron joined the Company in 1989 as a system analyst, and has held numerous positions in financial management in the Company.

The Company will enter into an executive severance agreement with each of Messrs. Giacobbe and Myron in the form entered into with other executive officers of the Company (filed as Exhibit 10(a) to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2010), and an indemnity agreement in the form entered into with directors and officers of the Company (filed as Exhibit 10(j) to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 1987). Messrs. Giacobbe and Myron will receive salary, bonus and equity awards, and will participate in the Company’s previously disclosed or filed benefit and compensation plans, at levels consistent with their respective seniority and scope of responsibility. The Company has not entered into or materially amended a material compensatory arrangement and has not granted or materially amended a material award in connection with these appointments.

On September 29, 2016, the Board accepted the resignations of Roy C. Harvey, current Executive Vice President of the Company and President of Global Primary Products; William F. Oplinger, current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company; and Robert S. Collins, current Vice President and Controller of the Company; in each case effective as of immediately prior to the effective time of, and contingent upon, the Separation. Effective as of immediately prior to the effective time of, and contingent upon, the Separation, Mr. Harvey will become Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Corporation; Mr. Oplinger will become Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alcoa Corporation; and Mr. Collins will become Executive Vice President and Controller of Alcoa Corporation.

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