ATLANTA, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announces Roxana Molina as Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. Molina will lead the company's global metal and non-metal procurement programs. Based at Novelis' global headquarters in Atlanta, she will report to President and CEO Steve Fisher and serve on the Executive Committee.
Molina brings more than 30 years of global procurement experience to Novelis, spanning a diverse range of roles. During her 25-year career at Ford Motor Company, she served in several purchasing leadership positions in Europe, North America and South America.
"Roxana's impressive global experience managing thousands of suppliers while delivering record cost savings in challenging business environments will make her an excellent addition to Novelis," said Fisher. "Her proven track record and leadership, specifically within the automotive industry, will help us achieve our strategic goals and better compete with steel and other materials."
She most recently served as Global Purchasing Director of Engine and Powertrain Installations at Ford. In this position, she directed a team of 200 professionals based in the United States, Mexico, China, India, Brazil and United Kingdom. Among her many accomplishments at Ford, Molina helped transform the automaker's South America purchasing organization, leading cross-functional programs that increased vehicle output and reduced supplier-related production losses.
"Novelis is entering an exciting new chapter of growth and I'm eager to lead the procurement function as we build on the success this team has already achieved," said Molina. "My goal is to ensure we execute optimal category management strategies and best supplier relationships to better serve our customers and create value for our business."
She earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Univerisidad de Lima and a Master of Business Administration from University of Texas. She has achieved Six Sigma Green Belt certification and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Molina replaces former Chief Procurement Office Nick Madden, who announced his retirement in 2019.
Novelis Inc. is driven by its purpose to shape a sustainable world together. As a global leader in innovative products and services and the world's largest recycler of aluminum, we partner with customers in the automotive, beverage can and specialties industries to deliver solutions that maximize the benefits of lightweight aluminum throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, operates 23 facilities in nine countries, has approximately 11,000 employees and recorded $12.3 billion in revenue for its 2019 fiscal year. Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, an industry leader in aluminum and copper, and the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India. For more information, visit novelis.com.
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