Nahla Azmy Joins Alcoa as Vice President, Investor Relations; Alcoa Appoints Kelly Pasterick Vice President, Global Financial Processes, Global Primary Products

February 9, 2015

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Nahla A. Azmy has joined Alcoa as
Vice President, Investor Relations. Azmy had been Vice President,
Investor Relations and Communications for Rockwood Holdings, Inc., a
leading global specialty chemicals company. She succeeds Kelly
Pasterick, who has been named to the position of Vice President, Global
Financial Processes for Global Primary Products.

“Nahla is a proven investor relations professional with more than 15
years experience working with the financial community, and brings a
unique perspective to Alcoa, having been an equity analyst earlier in
her career,” said William F. Oplinger, Alcoa Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer. “She has a track record of successfully
developing and executing on sophisticated and leading investor relations
programs that have benefited companies undergoing strategic
transformation in order to drive significant increases in shareholder
value. Her experience will serve us well at Alcoa as we continue our

Pasterick, in her new role, will drive optimization of financial
processes and standardize best practices across the Global Primary
Products organization to further accelerate Alcoa’s transformation.

“Kelly has demonstrated success in increasingly challenging roles and
has the ideal financial background to take on this new leadership
position,” said Oplinger. “We are very grateful to Kelly for the
integral role she played in Alcoa’s transformation as the Company’s
previous head of Investor Relations, leading a robust program of
effectively communicating Alcoa’s performance and strategic direction
with multiple stakeholders.”

Biographical Information follows:

Nahla Azmy

In addition to her more recent role as Vice President, Investor
Relations and Communications for Rockwood Holdings, Inc., Nahla Azmy led
Investor Relations for nearly eight years at NRG Energy, Inc. At Lehman
Brothers, she was Vice President of Utilities and Power Equity Research.
Azmy earned an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of
Business and a B.A. from Colgate University.

Kelly Pasterick

Kelly Pasterick has held a variety of financial assignments during her
10 years with Alcoa. Prior to the Vice President, Investor Relations
role, she served as Manager, Corporate Treasury, where she executed
capital market deals and was instrumental in developing an extensive
Enterprise Risk Management Program. Pasterick joined Alcoa in 2005 as
Manager of SOX Compliance and later held roles in Alcoa’s Financial
Policy and Transactions and Financial Planning and Analysis areas. Prior
to Alcoa, Pasterick held financial roles at Duquesne Light Holdings Inc.
and Equitable Gas Company. She earned an M.B.A. from the University of
Pittsburgh, a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Duquesne University
and is a Certified Public Accountant. She was recently recognized by Institutional
magazine as one of the top Investor Relations professionals
in our industry, and was named a “Woman Worth Watching” by Diversity
in 2014.

About Alcoa

A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and
manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our
world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and
commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and
consumer electronics products. We enable smart buildings, sustainable
food and beverage packaging, high performance defense vehicles across
air, land and sea, deeper oil and gas drilling and more efficient power
generation. We pioneered the aluminum industry over 125 years ago, and
today, our approximately 59,000 people in 30 countries deliver value-add
products made of titanium, nickel and aluminum, and produce
best-in-class bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum products. For more
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Investor Contact
Kelly Pasterick, 212-836-2674
Media Contact
Monica Orbe, 212-836-2632