Hydro Aluminum North America Names New Operations Manager
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Hydro Aluminum North America, Inc.
999 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD, 21090
Press release date: September 25, 2008
LINTHICUM, Md. - September 25, 2008 - Brad Clark has joined Hydro's Extrusion Americas unit as operations manager for its extrusion facility in Monett, Missouri. He will report to Rhonda Wright, VP of operations/general manager, for Hydro's Central Region.
A 20-year aluminum industry veteran, Clark comes to Hydro from Capral Aluminum in Bremer Park, Australia, where his most recent position was manager of extrusion operations. He served in a similar capacity for Crane Aluminum Extrusions based in North Sydney, Australia, after working his way up through the organization.
Clark was educated at the College of Technical and Further Education, Western Sydney, and holds several specialized certificates.
"During the past six months, we have taken a number of steps to strengthen Monett's operations," said Rhonda Wright. "Brad Clark's appointment will help us further improve our product and customer service."
Extrusion Americas is a unit of Norsk Hydro, a Fortune Global 500 supplier of aluminum and aluminum products. Based in Oslo, Norway, the company employs 25,000 in more than 30 countries, and has activities on six continents. Hydro is the world's third-largest aluminum supplier, the largest single manufacturer of primary metal and extruded aluminum products in Europe, and a leader in delivering innovative light metal solutions to the automotive and building industries worldwide.
In North America, Hydro provides aluminum solutions including supply sourcing, extrusion, finishing, and fabrication of components, as well as engineering and contract manufacturing services, for a variety of industries.