Alcoa Inc (AA: Quote) announced that Eric Roegner has been named President, Alcoa Defense, effective June 1, 2012, succeeding Dave Dobson, who will retire from the company. Roegner will assume this responsibility in addition to his current role as President of Alcoa Forgings and Extrusions. In this expanded role, he will also oversee Alcoa's defense market team to drive lighter and stronger material solutions for customer military platforms.
Roegner was named President of Alcoa Forgings and Extrusions in 2009. Previously, he was President of Alcoa's Global Hard Alloy Extrusions business, a position he assumed in 2007.
Roegner joined Alcoa in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer of Alcoa's Global Engineered Products business. His leadership experience also includes a 12-year career with management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he was a partner in its Cleveland, Ohio office. Prior to this role, Roegner held engineering positions with Nordson Corporation and Schlumberger Limited.
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