Ilene Gordon has been appointed to the board of directors as a senior vice president of Alcan Inc. and president and chief executive officer of Alcan Packaging. Ms. Gordon is presently president of Alcan’s Food Packaging Americas sector. She succeeds Christel Bories, who was recently appointed president and chief executive officer of Alcan Engineered Products. Both appointments took effect December 1, 2006.
Ms. Gordon also becomes a member of Alcan’s executive committee. Ms. Gordon has served in her current role since 2004. Prior to Pechiney’s integrations with Alcan, Ms. Gordon was president of Pechiney Plastic Packaging, Inc., a global flexible and rigid packaging company.