Novelis, Inc. has appointed Devinder Ahuja as senior vice president, chief financial officer. He will officially become Novelis’ chief financial officer in August. Steve Pohl, currently interim chief financial officer, will be responsible for the function until that time.
As chief financial officer, Ahuja will be responsible for the accounting, treasury, global financial planning and analysis, global tax and finance excellence functions. He will be based at the company’s world headquarters in Atlanta and will report directly to Fisher.
Over the last 29 years, Ahuja has worked in a variety of finance roles, across geographies and industries. Prior to joining Novelis, he served as chief financial officer of Alcon U.S.
Ahuja holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from R.A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics in Mumbai, India, and has completed general management training at Insead in Fontainebleau, France.
Ahuja’s appointment coincides with the promotion of Steve Pohl, currently interim chief financial officer, to senior vice president, business performance and execution, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Pohl will be responsible for corporate development and strategy, the execution of strategic initiatives and monitoring performance, communications and government affairs, investor relations and the oversight of the company’s annual enterprise risk management process. Pohl will remain based at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta.
Published in the July 2016 Edition of American Recycler News