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Alcoa Elects Ricardo E. Belda Executive Vice President; James R. Stanley Elected Vice President PITTSBURGH--November 15, 2001--
Alcoa announced today that its Board of Directors elected Ricardo E.
(Ric) Belda, 57, an executive vice president of the company and James R.
Stanley, 59, was named a vice president of Alcoa.
Mr. Belda became president of Alcoa Europe in March 2000 and was elected
a vice president of Alcoa in May 2000. Mr. Stanley joined Alcoa in June
2000 as president and chief executive officer of Howmet Castings, the
leading producer of high-grade investment castings for aerospace and
industrial gas turbines. Alcoa acquired Howmet Castings as part of the
company's acquisition of Cordant Technologies.
Biographical information follows:
Ricardo E. (Ric) Belda
Mr. Belda joined Alcoa Aluminio, Alcoa's Brazilian affiliate, in 1968.
He held sales and management positions at Aluminio, including manager of
the electrical conductor plant, general manager of the flat rolled
products division and executive director of mill products. He was also
a director of Alcoa Aluminio. In 1995, Mr. Belda became president of
Alcoa Netherlands and later took on responsibility for extrusions and
end products for all of Europe. His most recent position was president,
Alcoa Europe - Extrusions and End Products and president of Alcoa
Netherlands Holding B.V.
James R. Stanley
Mr. Stanley joined Howmet in 1992 as senior vice president and chief
operating officer. Prior to his employment at Howmet, Mr. Stanley was
the vice president and general manager of customer support and marketing
at the Textron Turbine Engine Division of Textron, Inc. He also held
the position of vice president of operations for Textron Lycoming and
held numerous managerial positions for nearly 20 years at General
Electric Company's Aircraft Engine business group.
Joyce A. Saltzman