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John C. Plant

John C. Plant

Chair of the Board and Co-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, business development matters, mergers and acquisitions, financial performance and structure, legal matters and human resources.

Business Experience:

  • Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Arconic Inc. (2019 – 2020)
  • Director of Jabil Circuit, Inc.
  • 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