Alcoa names Kramer president of Cast Auto Wheels unit

May 28, 2004

Alcoa Wheel & Forged Products has hired Goodyear veteran Kevin Kramer to be president of its Alcoa Cast Auto Wheels division.

Kramer will be responsible for the development and growth of Alcoa's global cast auto wheel business.

Kramer joins Alcoa after a 21-year stint at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., where he most recently served as vice president, original equipment sales, for the tiremaker's North American Tire unit.

He will work out of Alcoa's Cleveland, Ohio, office.

Alcoa produces cast aluminum automobile wheels at plants in the United States, Canada, Italy and Venezuala.