First Member Company CEO to Hold the Position
ROSEMONT, Ill. and ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Chairman of the Aluminum Association's Board of Directors and President of Nichols Aluminum, Thomas Brackmann, announced his appointment of Kevin Person, CEO of Wagstaff Inc., to the Chairmanship of the Aluminum Association's Associate Member Committee.
Thomas Brackmann said, "I'm pleased to announce Kevin Person as the Chairman of the Associate Member Committee. Associate Members are a vital part of the Aluminum Association and Kevin Person will certainly represent these members well."
Wagstaff Inc. is a Spokane, Washington-based manufacturer that provides technology, equipment and services to aluminum producers to enable them to transform molten aluminum into solid shapes.
Steve Larkin, President of the Aluminum Association said, "I have known Kevin for many years and he is an institution in the industry. I'm very excited to see him take over this important role; Associate Members are elemental to the success of the Aluminum Association and the aluminum industry."
Kevin Person became the CEO of Wagstaff Inc. in May and was formally the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing since 2006. Person joined Wagstaff Inc. in 1998 as an applications engineer and worked as an applications engineering manager before becoming Vice-President. Before joining Wagstaff Inc., Person worked for Kaiser Aluminum at various facilities in numerous positions including Mead, Ghana, Ravenswood and Trentwood. Person holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington.
The Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, works globally to aggressively promote aluminum as the most sustainable and recyclable automotive, packaging and construction material in today's market. The Association represents U.S. and foreign-based primary producers of aluminum, aluminum recyclers and producers of fabricated products, as well as industry suppliers. Member companies operate more than 200 plants in the United States, with many conducting business worldwide.
SOURCE The Aluminum Association