Century Aluminium Company announced that Gunnar Gudlaugsson will take charge as Executive Vice President, Global Operations. Gudlaugsson, after joining Century in 2008 has handled several operational roles of increasing responsibility, including being Vice President, European Operations, and Managing Director of Norðurál.
Gudlaugsson has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Aalborg in Denmark.
Century announced that John Hoerner, Century’s Executive Vice President, North American Operations, will retire after ten years of distinguished service to the company. Hoerner will continue to remain with Century in an advisory role through October 2021 to assist with the transition.
Century Aluminium Company has primary aluminium capacity in the United States and Iceland and has its corporate offices in Chicago, Illinois.