CLEVELAND, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris announced that it appointed Mr. Donald T. Misheff to its Board of Directors on Dec. 4, 2013. Additionally, Mr. Misheff was appointed as a member of the Board's audit committee.
Mr. Misheff retired in 2011 as managing partner (a position held since 2003) of the Northeast Ohio offices of Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm. In this position he advised many of the region's largest companies on financial and corporate governance issues. He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1978 as part of the audit staff and later joined the tax practice, specializing in accounting/financial reporting for income taxes, purchase accounting and mergers and acquisitions.
He is a member of FirstEnergy Corp's board of directors (serving on its nuclear and finance committees and previously serving on its governance committee) and Asurint's board of directors (serving on its audit committee).
Mr. Misheff is also chairman of Cuyahoga Community College Foundation, member of Ancora Advisor's advisory board and member of the Akron Tomorrow Board. He previously served as chairman of the board of Firestone Country Club, trustee of Ashland University, and chairman of the Greater Akron Chamber. Additionally, Mr. Misheff has served as a member of the executive committee of Cleveland United Way, treasurer and chair of the finance committee for Team NEO, and on numerous other boards, including the University of Akron Foundation and BioEnterprise.
Aleris is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates more than 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.aleris.com.