Rio Tinto Aluminium
Jerome Fourmann serves as Director, Technical Marketing – Global Customer Support and Product Development at Rio Tinto aluminium. Since joining the group in 2000 (formally Pechiney-Alcan), Jerome applies his market development and products metallurgy expertise to the transportation, architectural and consumer durable markets. He serves on various industry committees at the US and European Aluminium Associations. He is the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Product Standard at The Aluminium Association and the Chairman of the ET’24 event (Extrusion Technology). Jerome is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and Contributing Editor for the international magazine Light Metal Age with his “Aluminium extrusion defects” series. Jerome holds a Master degree in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering from the School of Foundry & Forging in Paris France and currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio.