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John C. Plant

John C. Plant

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Howmet Aerospace Inc.

Based on his leadership positions with multi-billion dollar diversified global companies, Mr. Plant brings to our Board strategic insight and understanding of complex operations as well as a valuable perspective of international business. He understands how to manage a company through economic cycles and major transactions. He has a strong background in finance and extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of business, including operations and manufacturing, business development matters, mergers and acquisitions, financial performance and structure, legal matters and human resources.

Business Experience:

  • Director of Jabil Inc.
  • Chief Executive Officer (2019-2020) and Chairman of the Board (2017-2020) of Arconic Inc.
  • Director of Gates Industrial Corporation plc (2017-2019)
  • TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.:
    • Chairman of the Board (2011-2015)
    • President and Chief Executive Officer and Director (2003-2015)
  • Co-member of the Chief Executive Office of TRW Inc. and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the automotive business of TRW Inc. (2001-2003)
  • Director Emeritus of the Automotive Safety Council