Alcoa Appoints New Wheel and Transportation COO
As part of the restructuring of its Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS) business, a measure taken in order to accelerate growth, Alcoa has appointed Olivier M. Jarrault to the new position of chief operating officer, Engineered Products and Building Systems. In this role, Jarrault, who has served as president of Alcoa Fastening Systems since 2002, will lead the Alcoa Fastening Systems, Alcoa Wheels and Transportation Products, and Building and Construction Systems business units.
Jarrault joined Alcoa in 2002 following the company’s acquisition of Fairchild Fasteners from The Fairchild Corporation. While at Fairchild Fasteners, Jarrault held several senior roles, including vice president, Manufacturing, vice chief operating officer for US Operations, and culminating as chief operating officer of Fairchild Fasteners. Earlier, he worked for LISI Aerospace, a manufacturer of fastening solutions, in executive positions in North America and Europe. Jarrault is a graduate of the California Institute of Technology where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School of Business, where he received his MBA degree.