Diana Perreiah Named Vice President Business Operations for Kawneer North America
November 16, 2009

Diana Perreiah has assumed the role of vice president business operations, Kawneer North America. She will be responsible for leading operational excellence, capturing productivity gains and delivering exceptional customer service.

Perreiah began her career with Alcoa in 1986 in the aluminum can sheet division (RPD) at the Warrick Operations in Evansville, Ind. While working in RPD, Perreiah held various leadership positions in operations, commercial and information services. In 2000, she transferred to Pittsburgh to lead the consolidation of Alcoa's North America information infrastructure services, later joining the company's Operations Management Consulting (AOMC) Group in 2003. Prior to joining AFE, she served as the plant manager for Alcoa's largest soft alloy extrusion plant in Cressona, Pa. In December 2006, she moved to Global Hard Alloy Extrusions as the operations manager, Lafayette operations, where she went on to assume responsibility for all extrusion operations in North America.

"Diana brings a wealth of Alcoa experience from both her operations and commercial assignments inside of Alcoa's Forging and Extrusion, the Rigid Packaging Division, Cressona Operations and AOMC. We are pleased to have her join us as vice president business operations and know that her leadership will continue to propel us toward our goal of efficient and effective customer centric business operations," says Glen Morrison, president, Kawneer North America.

Perreiah has a bachelor of arts in computational science from Hollins University. In her new role, she will report directly to Morrison and will be based out of the company's Norcross, Ga., headquarters.

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