Alcoa appoints Karl as Group President EPS

Alcoa, Lightweight metals specialist has recently appointed Karl Tragl, Group President of Transportation and Construction Solutions (TCS), as the Group President of Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS), succeeding Olivier Jarrault. Tragl has held roles at Siemens, including Business Unit President in the Automation Drives Group. He began his career as an engineer at the German Aerospace Research Center.

“Karl is the ideal leader to drive the future profitable growth of EPS,â€? said Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “He is an execution-focused leader with a deep technology and engineering background and a strong track record of operational and financial success. Karl is the right executive for this pivotal role as we launch Arconic in the second half of 2016.â€?
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