Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
Roxana Molina is Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. In this position, Roxana leads the global procurement function, including both metal and non-metal procurement. She executes strategic category management and oversees best-in-class supplier relationships to serve Novelis’ customers and create business value.
Roxana comes to Novelis with more than 30 years of experience across a wide range of procurement roles. During her career at Ford, which spanned 25 years, Roxana held a variety of leadership positions within purchasing in the United States, Europe and Brazil. Most recently, she served as Global Purchasing Director, Engine and Powertrain Installations. In this position, Roxana led a team of 200 employees based in the U.S., Mexico, China, India, Brazil and the UK. Her accomplishments at Ford include transforming the automotive maker’s South America purchasing organization and leading cross-functional efforts to increase vehicle output and reduce supplier-related production losses.
Roxana holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad de Lima, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Six Sigma Green Belt. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and speaks some Japanese.