Pizzey, 58, has worked for Alcoa for 33 years in general engineering, sales and marketing, and since 1988 has had responsibility for an increasing number of Alcoa’s smelters and refineries, culminating in him currently being accountable for Alcoa’s worldwide smelting and refinery system working out of the USA.
Roberts says: “John Pizzey brings with him a wealth of knowledge and international experience in a large multi-national organisation and will complement the skill base of the existing Amcor Board.”
Pizzey is also the chairman of Alcoa of Australia and a director of the Alcoa Foundation, as well as deputy chairman of ION. Other responsibilities include being chairman of the London Metal Exchange and chairman of the International Aluminium Institute.
Pizzey holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical).
Amcor has also announced the resignation of T C (Tommie) Bergman, effective October 23, 2003.
Roberts says: “Tommie Bergman has made a valued contribution to Amcor since he joined the Board in December 1997. We thank him and wish him well for the future.”
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