Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Excellence
Nick Madden is Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Excellence, for Novelis. Nick has more than 35 years of experience in the aluminum industry and is responsible for the company’s global manufacturing initiatives, as well as procurement, recycling and environment, health and safety.
Prior to assuming leadership for the Manufacturing Excellence function in December 2015, Nick served as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. He also served as President of Novelis’ Can, Litho and Recycling business in Europe and as Vice President of Metal Management and Procurement for Alcan Inc.’s Fabricated Products division in Europe from 2000-2004.
Nick began his aluminum industry career with Alcan in 1978 and held a succession of positions in human resources, metal management, marketing and risk management in the UK and Canada. Between 1994 and 2000, he worked as a Director in Lehman Brothers’ Commodity Risk Management Group and as Group Metal Manager for the UK-based Luxfer Group.