FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ARCO's Steve Williamson Named the 2011 Marlan Boultinghouse Award Winner
ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2011 (News Release) — The Aluminum Association is proud to announce this year’s Marlan Boultinghouse winner, Mr. Steve Williamson, Vice President, Commercial, ARCO Aluminum, Inc.
“Steve’s wise counsel and dedicated leadership have helped build the market for our favorite metal and added value to Aluminum Association membership for all companies,” said President Steve Larkin.
Williamson has held a variety of sales, marketing and management roles of increasing responsibility during his 25 years in the metals industry. He began his career working for Alcan Aluminum and Commonwealth Aluminum before joining ARCO Aluminum in 2004 as the Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Technical Service. ARCO, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading producer of aluminum can sheet and has been committed to the aluminum can industry for 25 years.
Williamson has also served in key leadership positions in a number of trade and professional associations. He is a past board member of the Metals Service Center Institute, a past chair of the Aluminum Association Can Council and the current chair of the Aluminum Association Sustainability Work Group.
Williamson holds a Master of Science degree from Rutgers University and continued his professional education at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois and through the American Management Association.
For his strong commitment to our industry, the Aluminum Association is proud to honor Steve Williamson as its 2011 Marlan Boultinghouse Award Winner. Congratulations!
This award is presented in memory of late ARCO Aluminum, Inc. President Marlan T. Boultinghouse, who passed away on July 1, 1998. Boultinghouse brought energy and enthusiasm to the industry through his advocacy of aluminum marketing and the many technical programs he helped to advance. He served in many leadership roles including on The Aluminum Association’s Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as Chairman of two Board committees. This award honors his commitment and dedication to the entire industry.
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The Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, works globally to aggressively promote aluminum as the most sustainable and recyclable automotive, packaging and construction material in today’s market. The Association represents U.S. and foreignbased primary producers of aluminum, aluminum recyclers and producers of fabricated products, as well as industry suppliers. Member companies operate more than 200 plants in the United States, with many conducting business worldwide.