Senior Vice President, Business Performance and Execution
Steve Pohl is Senior Vice President, Business Performance and Execution, Novelis Inc. In this role, which he was named to in June 2016, he is responsible for corporate development and strategy, the execution of strategic initiatives, and monitoring performance under the company’s key business objectives, communications and government affairs, investor relations, and the oversight of the company’s annual enterprise risk management (ERM) process.
Since joining the company in 2009, Mr. Pohl has held a number of executive positions, most recently as Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, Novelis Inc. He has also held the positions of Vice President, Global Business Services, and Vice President, Finance, Novelis North America.
Prior to Novelis, Mr. Pohl spent 28 years with PPG Industries, where he held various finance and operational positions in PPG’s glass and coatings businesses, including running the company’s automotive coatings business in Latin America. While with PPG, Mr. Pohl had three international assignments, having been appointed to leadership positions in Mexico, Paris and Switzerland.
Mr. Pohl received a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from La Roche College in Pennsylvania. In addition, he has completed executive management training in cost accounting at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University and executive education in marketing management at Columbia University.