The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) announced the results of the annual election of officers and directors at the 71st Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference held in San Antonio.

Brook Massey, MI Metals president, located in Oldsmar, Fla., was elected to serve as chairman of the Aluminum Extruders Council. Massey has more than 15 years of leadership experience in the aluminum extrusion industry. Prior to joining MI Metals, he was a CPA and spent time auditing in a variety of industries. Massey has been a member of the AEC board of directors since 2016 when he served as an independent extruder director and then was elected as vice chairman in 2018.

“I’m honored to be elected as the AEC chairman of the board. It truly is a privilege and an honor to represent the AEC members,” said Massey. “I look forward to working alongside the members as we chart the path forward with a focus on our four key initiatives: (1) Fighting for Fair Trade in our industry, (2) Promoting Aluminum extrusions and the benefits of our products, (3) Providing educational programs to drive Business Excellence, and (4) Pushing for higher Safety in all extrusion plants.”

Brook Hamilton, Bonnell Aluminum president, located in Newnan, Ga., was elected as the vice chairman on the executive committee. Scott Kelley, Service Center Metals president and CEO, located in Prince George, Va., was elected as immediate past chairman and Matt McMahon, Pries Corporation president, located in Independence, Iowa, was elected to serve as past chairman. Jeff Henderson was re-elected to the nonvoting position of council president.

Two new members of the board of directors were elected. Craig Werner, Kaiser Aluminum extrusion technology vice president, was elected to serve as an extruder director, and Matt Schicke of Rio Tinto Aluminum was elected to the position of at-larger director.

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