SOURCE: Century Aluminum Company

Century Aluminum Company

March 31, 2015 16:04 ET

Century Aluminum Appoints Stephen Heyroth as Chief Accounting Officer

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) announced today that it has hired Stephen K. Heyroth as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Heyroth served as Controller for Surface Mining Manufacturing Operations at Joy Global Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of high-productivity mining solutions. Mr. Heyroth holds an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Rick Dillon, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, commented, "I am very pleased to have Steve join the Century team. We believe Steve's extensive public accounting and industry experience will make him a great fit at Century."

About Century Aluminum 
Century Aluminum Company owns primary aluminum capacity in the United States and Iceland. Century's corporate offices are located in Chicago, IL.

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Certified Advisors for the First North market of the OMX Nordic Exchange Iceland hf. for Global Depositary Receipts in Iceland:

Atli B. Gudmundsson, Senior Manager -- Corporate Finance, Landsbankinn hf.
Steingrimur Helgason, Director -- Corporate Finance, Landsbankinn hf.

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Contact Information

  • Century Aluminum Contacts:
    Kenny Barkley (media)
    (270) 577-2070

    Shelly Harrison (investors)