CARNEGIE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) today announced the appointment of Michael G. McAuley as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, effective April 25, 2016.
Mr. McAuley brings over 27 years of extensive financial experience and leadership to his role at Ampco-Pittsburgh, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and CFO at RTI International Metals (RTI), a manufacturer of titanium products primarily for the aerospace and defense, oil and gas, and medical device markets.
Before joining RTI, Mr. McAuley held positions of increasing responsibility in corporate and divisional financial management at both Goodrich Corporation, an aerospace and defense company, and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a worldwide supplier of industrial gases and equipment, specialty chemicals, and environmental and energy systems.
“We are very pleased to have Mike join our executive team,” said Rose Hoover, President of Ampco-Pittsburgh. “Mike is an experienced and talented CFO with a substantial background in operations-based public companies and international manufacturing.”
John Stanik, Chief Executive Officer of Ampco-Pittsburgh, said, “As Ampco-Pittsburgh begins to execute its strategic plan to grow, diversify, and expand globally, we want to increase our senior capability in our global financial organization. Mike’s track record demonstrates an ability to create value and growth for companies where he has been an integral part of the leadership team. We look forward to Mike’s expertise and contributions to enhance our global finance organization.”
Mr. McAuley earned a Master of Science in Management from Purdue University, Krannert Graduate School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Allegheny College.
He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Ms. Marliss D. Johnson, former CFO and Treasurer of Ampco-Pittsburgh, will remain with the company as part of its global finance team. Mr. McAuley and Ms. Johnson will continue to stress accuracy, strong internal controls, and analytical service to the Corporation to allow for proficient strategic plan execution and seizing profitable future opportunities for Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation and its shareholders.
About Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading producer of forged and cast rolls for the worldwide steel and aluminum industries as well as ingot and open die forged products for the oil and gas, aluminum, and plastic extrusion industries. It is also a producer of air and liquid processing equipment, primarily custom-engineered finned tube heat exchange coils, large custom air handling systems and centrifugal pumps. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, Slovenia, and China. Sales offices are located in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Corporate headquarters is located in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.
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