Joseph E. Haniford
Joseph (Joe) E. Haniford was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Carpenter Technology Corporation in July 2016. Joe is responsible for the manufacturing, engineering, technology, planning, and Environmental, Health & Safety functions of both the Specialty Alloys Operations (SAO) and Performance Engineered Products (PEP) segments. Combined, the two segments account for Carpenter’s $2.2 billion global operation.
Joe joined Carpenter in July 2015 as Senior Vice President, Specialty Alloys Operations (SAO). Joe was responsible for the operational and commercial functions of the $1.8 billion SAO segment.
Prior to joining Carpenter, Haniford served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for EnTrans International and was a member of the Board of Directors. With operations across six countries and 2,600 employees, EnTrans provides trailers and oil field fracking equipment for the Transportation and Oil & Gas markets.
Joe worked for Alcoa, Inc. for more than 30 years in various executive leadership positions and had P&L accountability for multiple businesses during his career, most recently within the Alcoa Power and Propulsion business unit. As Vice President and General Manager of the $1 billon global Aerospace Airfoil business, Joe achieved major improvements in safety, customer satisfaction, market growth, operational excellence, and bottom line financial results. Prior to that, Joe spent six years as President of Alcoa’s Howmet Aluminum Castings, and he was Vice President and General Manager of the Forged & Cast Products business. He also spent numerous years with Alcoa Rigid Packaging where he held positions as Vice President and General Manager – Tennessee Operations, Vice President Sales and Manufacturing Director - Tennessee & Warrick Operations, and General Manager of Kaal Australia, a joint venture between Alcoa Inc. and Kobe Steel.
Joe earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, located in Terre Haute, IN.