Alcoa Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer William Oplinger to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference

May 9, 2013

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that William Oplinger, Alcoa Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at The Hotel Arts in Barcelona. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. CEST (10:00 a.m. EST) and will be webcast live via Alcoa’s website, with presentation materials available on-line.

Mr. Oplinger will discuss the strategy of Alcoa’s three businesses: Global Primary Products, Global Rolled Products and Engineered Products and Solutions and how the company is executing to drive profitable growth and maximize cash in 2013.

Mr. Oplinger was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa in April 2013. He is also a member of the Alcoa Executive Council, the senior leadership group that sets strategic direction for the company. Most recently, he was chief operating officer for Alcoa’s largest business, Global Primary Products (GPP), with responsibility for day-to-day operations of GPP’s global network of aluminum smelters, refineries and mines.

In 2012 Alcoa generated $23.7 billion in revenues, income from continuing operations of $191 million and cash from operations of $1.5 billion.

A live audio webcast and a copy of the slide presentation will be available beginning at 4:00 p.m. CEST (10:00 a.m. EST) at Following the conference, the archived webcast will be available for replay.

About Alcoa

Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. In addition to inventing the modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets over the past 125 years. Among the solutions Alcoa markets are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions, and forgings, as well as Alcoa® wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings, and building systems in addition to its expertise in other light metals such as titanium and nickel-based super alloys. Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa’s operating practices and the product design and engineering it provides to customers. Alcoa has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 11 consecutive years and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs approximately 61,000 people in 30 countries across the world. For more information, visit, follow @Alcoa on Twitter at and follow Alcoa on Facebook at

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