Biography

Charles (Chuck) McLane Jr.

Charles (Chuck) McLane Jr.

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Alcoa Corporation

Joined Carpenter Technology’s board in 2020

Mr. McLane served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alcoa Corporation from 2007 to 2013.  As Chief Financial Officer, he had accountability for Alcoa’s Finance organization, which included Treasury, Controllership, Pension, Investor Relations, Tax, Audit and Financial Planning & Analysis.  He was also responsible for the Global Business Service group, which provides IT, purchasing and business support services globally.

Mr. McLane joined Alcoa in 2000 as Director of Investor Relations, following Alcoa’s acquisition of Reynolds Metals Company.  Two years later, he was appointed Vice President and Corporate Controller, which also had responsibility for Alcoa Business Support Services. He also had accountability for Alcoa’s transactional service functions, including procurement, financial shared services, environment, health and safety services, and corporate aircraft operations.  Prior to joining Alcoa, McLane worked for Reynolds Metals for 27 years serving in a series of financial assignments, including Division Controller, Director of Finance and Administration for Reynolds’ Global Can business unit, Assistant Controller and Assistant Treasurer.

Mr. McLane has served on the board of directors of the Alcoa Foundation, Alcoa World Alumina, and the National Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of the USA.  Previously, he was a member of the Conference Board’s Council of Financial Executives Institute and a member of the CFO Board Academy, as well as a member of the board of Sapa AB.  Mr. McLane earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also attended the Executive Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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