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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Klaus Kleinfeld

56 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Oplinger

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Aquilino Paolucci

49 2014 President of Alcoa and Global Primary Products (GPP) for Latin America and the Caribbean

Audrey Strauss

66 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Secretary

Michael Barriere

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Environment, Health and Safety

Olivier Jarrault

52 2011 Executive Vice President, Group President - Engineered Products and Solutions

Kay Meggers

49 2011 Executive Vice President, Group President - Global Rolled Products

Robert Wilt

45 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Global Primary Products

Robert Collins

47 2013 Vice President, Controller

Judith Gueron

72 2010 Lead Independent Director

Carol Roberts

54 2014 Director

Arthur Collins

66 2010 Independent Director

Kathryn Fuller

67 2002 Independent Director

Michael Morris

67 2008 Independent Director

E. Stanley O'Neal

62 2008 Independent Director

James Owens

68 2005 Independent Director

Patricia Russo

62 2008 Independent Director

Martin Sorrell

69 2012 Independent Director

Ratan Tata

76 2007 Independent Director

Ernesto Zedillo

62 2002 Independent Director

Kelly Pasterick

Director- Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Klaus Kleinfeld

Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Kleinfeld has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa since April 2010. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa from May 2008 to April 2010, and President and Chief Operating Officer from October 2007 to May 2008. Before Alcoa, Mr. Kleinfeld had a 20-year career with Siemens, the global electronics and industrial conglomerate, based in the U.S. and Germany, where he served as Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG from January 2005 to June 2007. During his tenure, Mr. Kleinfeld presided over a dramatic transformation of that company, reshaping the company’s portfolio around three high-growth areas, resulting in an increase of revenues and a near doubling of market capitalization. Mr. Kleinfeld was Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board and Executive Vice President of Siemens AG from 2004 to January 2005, and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004 of Siemens Corporation, Siemens AG’s subsidiary in the U.S., which represents the company’s region. Mr. Kleinfeld educated at the University of Goettingen and University of Wuerzburg. He holds a Ph.D. in strategic management and a master’s degree in business administration.

William Oplinger

Mr. William (Bill) F. Oplinger has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Alcoa Inc., effective April 1, 2013. He has been Chief Operating Officer of Alcoa’s Global Primary Products business unit since December 2011. He also serves on Alcoa’s Executive Council, the senior leadership team that sets strategic direction for the Company. Since joining Alcoa in 2000, he has held various corporate positions in Financial Analysis and Planning and as Director of Investor Relations. He also has had assignments in Alcoa’s business, Global Primary Products, including Controller, Operational Excellence Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in his career, he held engineering, customer services and business planning positions with Westinghouse and Emerson Electric. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Aquilino Paolucci

Mr. Aquilino Paolucci is the President of Alcoa and Global Primary Products (GPP) for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Company. Paolucci joined Alcoa in 2004 and has 28 years experience in finance, including as Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa LAC as well as the CFO of the Brazilian subsidiaries of Pharmacia & Upjohn and then Monsanto, after the two pharmaceutical companies merged. He also introduced Compaq Computer and the American National Can Company, now part of Rexam Can, to the Brazil market. Paolucci holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Mackenzie University and an MBA from Ibmec School of Business.

Audrey Strauss

Ms. Audrey Strauss is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Secretary of Alcoa Inc. She has counseled corporations and individuals in a range of matters while at Fried Frank. Prior to private practice, she served in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. There she was Chief Appellate Attorney, supervising the office’s criminal appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also served as Chief of the Fraud Unit, where she supervised all securities and other fraud cases prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office. Strauss has received a number of awards from organizations such as the Federal Bar Council and the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, and has been consistently recognized by the “Chambers USA: America’s Lawyers for Business.” She is President of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and Vice President of the Federal Bar Council. Strauss earned her Juris Doctor at Columbia Law School (Columbia University), where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a Kent Scholar. She received her Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) at Barnard College (Columbia University).

Michael Barriere

Mr. Michael T. Barriere is Executive Vice President - Human Resources and Environment, Health and Safety of Alcoa Inc. He joined Alcoa as Chief Talent Officer in 2011 and was promoted to head of Human Resources in 2012. Prior to Alcoa, he held senior HR positions at New York Life Insurance and Citigroup. Earlier in his career, he served as a system design engineer for Grumman Aerospace Corporation and a research scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory in its Human Factors and Performance Analysis Group. His work at Brookhaven and his PhD in industrial psychology from Hofstra University in New York both focused on human performance, safety culture and human error reduction in industrial environments. He also earned an MBA from the Wharton Business School at University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor`s degree in Engineering Science from Hofstra.

Olivier Jarrault

Mr. Olivier M. Jarrault is Executive Vice President and Group President - Engineered Products and Solutions of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Jarrault was elected an Alcoa Executive Vice President effective January 21, 2011 and was named Group President of Engineered Products and Solutions on January 1, 2011. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Engineered Products and Solutions from February 2010 to January 1, 2011. Mr. Jarrault joined Alcoa in 2002 when Alcoa acquired Fairchild Fasteners from The Fairchild Corporation. He served as President of Alcoa Fastening Systems from 2002 to February 2010. He was elected a Vice President of Alcoa in November 2006.

Kay Meggers

Mr. Kay H. Meggers is Executive Vice President and Group President - Global Rolled Products of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Meggers was elected an Alcoa Executive Vice President in December 2011. He was named Group President, Global Rolled Products effective November 14, 2011. Before his most recent appointment, he led Alcoa’s Business Excellence/Corporate Strategy resource unit and was also responsible for overseeing Alcoa’s Asia-Pacific region. He joined Alcoa in February 2010 as Vice President, Corporate Initiatives, a position responsible for planning and coordinating strategic initiatives from enhancing technology and innovation as part of the Alcoa Technology Advantage program to spearheading growth strategies for China and Brazil. He was elected a Vice President of Alcoa in June 2011. Before joining Alcoa, Mr. Meggers was Senior Vice President at Siemens U.S. Building Technologies Division and served for three years as Business Unit Head of Building Automation. In 2006 he served for nine months as Division Head of Fire Safety, also part of Siemens U.S. Building Technologies Division. Between 2002 and 2005, he served as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Siemens U.S.

Robert Wilt

Mr. Robert Wilt has been appointed as Executive Vice President, President - Global Primary Products of Alcoa Inc., effective June 1, 2013. He currently Chief Operating Officer of Alcoa’s Global Primary Products business. Mr. Wilt joined Alcoa in 1999 as Superintendent at the Company’s U.S. Metals operations in Alcoa, TN. He became Plant Manager at Alcoa’s Wenatchee, WA, smelting facility in 2001, then served as Vice President of Energy Development and Vice President of Operational Excellence for GPP. He was named President of Alcoa’s U.S. Primary Products business in 2009 and to his current position earlier this year. Wilt received a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1990. After receiving his commission in the U.S. Army, he served as a combat engineer officer in the 101st Airborne Division, and he is a veteran of the first Iraq war, having attained the rank of Captain. He also earned a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Robert Collins

Mr. Robert S. Collins has been appointed as Vice President, Controller of Alcoa Inc., effective October 21, 2013. Mr. Collins, 47, is currently the Company’s Assistant Controller, a position he has held since May 2009. As Assistant Controller, Mr. Collins has been responsible for the Company’s global financial accounting policies, including serving as a primary liaison with the Company’s external auditors and overseeing financial functions. Prior to his role as Assistant Controller, he was Director of Financial Transactions and Policy, providing financial accounting support of the Company’s transactions in global mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Before joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Collins worked in the audit and mergers and acquisitions practices at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 14 years.

Judith Gueron

Dr. Judith M. Gueron is Lead Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Dr. Gueron is Scholar in Residence of MDRC, a nonprofit research organization that designs, manages and studies projects to increase the self-sufficiency of economically disadvantaged groups, since September 2005, and President Emerita of MDRC since 2004. She is a director of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Dr. Gueron was a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, a foundation devoted to research in the social sciences, from 2004 to 2005. She was President of MDRC from 1986 to August 2004 and MDRC’s Executive Vice President for research and evaluation from 1978 to 1986 and Research Director from 1974 to 1978. Before joining MDRC, she was director of special projects and studies and a consultant for the New York City Human Resources Administration. Dr. Gueron is the author of “From Welfare to Work”. She is past President of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, has served on several National Academy of Sciences committees and federal advisory panels, and has frequently testified before Congress. In 2005, she received the inaugural Richard E. Neustadt Award from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Dr. Gueron received her B.A. Summa Cum Laude from Radcliffe College in 1963 and her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1971.

Carol Roberts

Ms. Carol L. Roberts is Director of the Company. Ms. Roberts is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of International Paper Company (IP), a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in 24 countries and 2012 net sales of $28 billion. Her career spans engineering, manufacturing, business management, human resources and finance, bringing a strong set of cross-functional experiences to the Alcoa Board. Before being named CFO in 2011, Ms. Roberts led IP’s largest business, the Industrial Packaging Group. While in that role, she led IP’s acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s packaging business. As Vice President of People Development for three years, she developed human resources programs that have had a major impact on IP’s talent posture and employee engagement. Ms. Roberts has served in a variety of operational and technical roles since beginning her career with IP in 1981 as an associate engineer at the company’s Mobile, Alabama mill. Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.

Arthur Collins

Mr. Arthur (Art) D. Collins, Jr., is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Collins was the Chairman of Medtronic, Inc., medical device and technology company, from April 2002 until his retirement in August 2008, and Chief Executive Officer from May 2002 to August 2007. He held a succession of other executive leadership positions with Medtronic from 1992 until his retirement. Mr. Collins served as President and Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the company. He was Executive Vice President of Medtronic and President of Medtronic International from June 1992 to January 1994. Prior to joining Medtronic, he was Corporate Vice President of Abbott Laboratories (health care products) from October 1989 to May 1992 and Divisional Vice President of that company from May 1984 to October 1989. He joined Abbott in 1978 after spending four years with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, management consulting firm. Mr. Collins currently serves on the board of privately held Cargill, Incorporated. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Board of Visitors at Miami University of Ohio. He also serves as a senior advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm.

Kathryn Fuller

Ms. Kathryn S. Fuller is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Ms. Fuller is the Chair of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the world’s preeminent museum and research complex, and she also currently serves on the board of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, philanthropy in the field of health and health care. Ms. Fuller retired as Chair of The Ford Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in September 2010, after having served in that position since May 2004. Ms. Fuller retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of World Wildlife Fund U.S. (WWF), in July 2005, after having served in those positions since 1989. Ms. Fuller continues her affiliation with WWF as President Emerita and an honorary member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Fuller was a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan institute established by Congress for advanced study of national and world affairs, for a year beginning in October 2005. Ms. Fuller had responsibilities with WWF and The Conservation Foundation from 1982 to 1989, including executive vice president, general counsel and director of WWF’s public policy and wildlife trade monitoring programs. Before that, she held several positions in the U.S. Department of Justice, culminating as Chief, Wildlife and Marine Resources Section, in 1981 and 1982.

Michael Morris

Mr. Michael (Mike) G. Morris is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Morris is Chairman and retired President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), one of the nation’s utility generators and owner of the electricity transmission system in the United States. Mr. Morris has been Chairman of AEP since 2004. He served as Chief Executive officer of AEP and all of its subsidiaries from 2004 to November 2011 and as President from 2004 to 2011. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Morris was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility in energy and natural gas businesses. In addition to his public company board memberships, Mr. Morris serves on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Board, the National Governors Association Task Force on Electricity Infrastructure, the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and the Business Roundtable (chairing the Business Roundtable’s Energy Task Force). From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Morris was Chairman of Northeast Utilities. Mr. Morris was previously chairman of the Edison Electric Institute.

E. Stanley O'Neal

Mr. E. Stanley O'Neal is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. O’Neal served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. until October 2007. He became Chief Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch in 2002 and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2003. Mr. O’Neal was employed with Merrill Lynch for 21 years, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2001 to December 2002; President of U.S. Private Client from February 2000 to July 2001; Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2000 and Executive Vice President and Co-head of Global Markets and Investment Banking from 1997 to 1998. Mr. O’Neal’s other affiliations include service on the board of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and membership in the Council on Foreign Relations, the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Economic Club of New York. Mr. O’Neal was a director of General Motors Corporation from 2001 to 2006, chairman of the board of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. from 2003 to 2007, and a director of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. (investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission) from 2009 to September 2012.

James Owens

Mr. James (Jim) W. Owens is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Owens served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar Inc., manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, from February 2004 through June 2010. He was Executive Chairman from June to October 2010, when he retired from the company. Mr. Owens served as Vice Chairman of Caterpillar from December 2003 to February 2004 and as Group President from 1995 to 2003, responsible at various times for 13 of the company’s 25 divisions. Mr. Owens joined Caterpillar in 1972 as a corporate economist and was named chief economist of Caterpillar Overseas S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland in 1975. From 1980 until 1987, he held managerial positions in the Accounting and Product Source Planning Departments. In 1987, he became managing director of P.T. Natra Raya, Caterpillar’s joint venture in Indonesia. He held that position until 1990, when he was elected a Corporate Vice President and named President of Solar Turbines Incorporated, a Caterpillar subsidiary in San Diego, California. In 1993, he was elected Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his public company board memberships, Mr. Owens serves as a senior advisor to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., a global asset manager working in private equity and fixed income. His other affiliations include the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Patricia Russo

Ms. Patricia F. Russo is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Ms. Russo is the former Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel Lucent, a communications company, from December 2006 to September 2008. She served as Chairman of Lucent Technologies Inc. from 2003 to 2006 and as its Chief Executive Officer and President from 2002 to 2006. Ms. Russo was President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastman Kodak Company from April 2001, and Director from July 2001, until January 2002, and Chairman of Avaya Inc. from December 2000, until she rejoined Lucent as Chief Executive Officer in January 2002. Ms. Russo was Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Service Provider Networks business of Lucent from November 1999 to August 2000 and served as Executive Vice President from 1996 to 1999. Prior to that, she held executive positions with Lucent and AT&T.

Martin Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. He founded WPP plc (WPP), the advertising and marketing services group, in 1985, and has been the Chief Executive Officer since that time. WPP companies, which include some of the most eminent agencies in the business, provide clients with advertising, media investment management, consumer insight, public relations and public affairs, branding and identity, healthcare communications, direct, interactive and internet marketing, and special communication services. Collectively, WPP employs over 153,000 people in 107 countries. Sir Martin actively supports the advancement of international business schools, advising Harvard, IESE (Spain), the London Business School, the Indian School of Business and the Judge Institute at Cambridge University. He has been publicly recognized with a number of awards, including the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award. Sir Martin received a knighthood in January 2000.

Ratan Tata

Mr. Ratan Naval Tata is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Tata served as Chairman of Tata Sons Limited, the holding company of the Tata Group, from 1991 until December 28, 2012. Mr. Tata was also Chairman of the Tata Group companies, including Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata Consultancy and several other Tata companies, until December 28, 2012. Mr. Tata joined the Tata Group in December 1962. Mr. Tata received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with Structural Engineering from Cornell University in 1962 and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1975. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Government of India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, and the Deming Cup, awarded in October 2012 by Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for quality, productivity, and competiveness.

Ernesto Zedillo

Dr. Ernesto Zedillo is Independent Director of Alcoa Inc. Mr. Zedillo has been at Yale University since 2002, where he is the Frederick Iseman ‘74 Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization; Professor in the Field of International Economics and Politics; Professor of International and Area Studies; and Professor Adjunct of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics in 2001. Mr. Zedillo was elected President of Mexico in August of 1994; his term ran from December of 1994 to December of 2000. He served in the Federal Government of Mexico as Undersecretary of the Budget (1987-1988); as Secretary of Economic Programming and the Budget and board member of various state owned enterprises, including PEMEX, Mexico’s national oil company (1988-1992); and as Secretary of Education (1992-1993). From 1978 to1987, he was with the central bank of Mexico where he served as deputy manager of economic research and deputy director. From 1983 to 1987, he was the founding General Director of the Trust Fund for the Coverage of Exchange Risks, a mechanism created to manage the rescheduling of the foreign debt of the country’s private sector that involved negotiations and complex financial operations with hundreds of firms and international banks. Mr. Zedillo earned his Bachelor’s degree from the School of Economics of the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico and his M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Yale University. In Mexico, he taught economics at the National Polytechnic Institute and El Colegio de Mexico.

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