Novelis names global commercial and strategy leader

March 13, 2014

Aluminum roller and recycler Novelis, Atlanta, has appointed Manfred Stanek to the position of vice president, strategy, and chief commercial officer. In this role, he is responsible for developing the company’s global strategy and leading the commercial organizations for the company's automotive, can, and specialty products.

Stanek joined Novelis in 2012 as director, specialty products for South America, and most recently served as vice president, commercial and strategy, for the region. He joined the company from Houston-based U.S. Zinc, where he served as CEO from 2009-2012. Before that he was commercial director for Votorantim Metais in Sao Paulo.