Gervais Jacques, managing director-Atlantic at Rio Tinto Aluminium, has been appointed chair of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI). Prior to his current role, he was chief commercial officer-Rio Tinto Alcan. As IAI chair, he succeeds Hilde Merete Aasheim, executive vice president of Hydro’s Aluminium Metal business, at the end of her two-year tenure.

(img: Gervais Jacques)