Tim Myers to Lead Alcoa’s Wheel and Transportation Products Business

July 1, 2009

CLEVELAND–Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that effective immediately Tim D. Myers,
43, has been named President, Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products,
with responsibility for forged wheels and aluminum structures. This
global business serves the commercial vehicle, defense and automotive
markets with products used in a range of applications including forged
aluminum wheels, and niche products such as Dura-Bright® and
Dura-Flange® wheels, LvL One™ truck wheels, and M-Series™ medium truck
wheels, as well as a variety of other aluminum components. AWTP has
operations in North America, Europe, Russia, South Africa, Australia and
Japan. Myers succeeds Kevin B. Kramer, who has been appointed President,
Growth Initiatives. Myers had been vice president and general manager,
Commercial Vehicle Wheels, accountable for Alcoa truck wheel plants
worldwide and sub-assembly and logistics sites in North America.

“Tim brings solid experience to his new role. He’s been a member of the
Alcoa Wheel Products team for more than a decade having been involved in
commercial and product development as well as sales and management
positions. We wish him every success in his new assignment,” said Bill
Christopher, Alcoa Executive Vice President and President, Alcoa
Engineered Products & Solutions.

During Myers tenure with the Alcoa wheels business, he served as general
manager, Forged Specialty and Cast Automotive Wheels and director,
Commercial Operations, which involved commercial and product development
for Alcoa’s worldwide Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) wheel

Myers joined Alcoa in 1991 as an automotive applications engineer with
the Commercial Rolled Products Division. He transitioned to marketing
assignments for Alcoa’s Mill Products business in Chicago and Alcoa
Forged Products in Detroit, selling primarily to U.S. automakers. In
1998, he became sales and marketing manager for Alcoa’s OEM and
aftermarket wheel business, progressing to director, Commercial
Operations and then general manager of the specialty wheels business,
which makes wheels for trailers, RVs, motorcycles, pickups and SUVs. He
was named vice president and general manager Commercial Vehicle Wheels
in 2006.

Before coming to Alcoa, Myers was a product design engineer for Ford
Motor Company. He holds an MBA and undergraduate degree in
Engineering-Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

About Alcoa

Alcoa is the world leader in the production and management of primary
aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina combined, through its active
and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry. Alcoa
serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction,
commercial transportation and industrial markets, bringing design,
engineering, production and other capabilities of Alcoa’s businesses to
customers. In addition to aluminum products and components including
flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, Alcoa also
markets Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment
castings, and building systems. The Company has been named one of the
top most sustainable corporations in the world at the World Economic
Forum in Davos, Switzerland and has been a member of the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index for seven consecutive years. More information can
be found at www.alcoa.com