Goose Creek, South Carolina, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JW Aluminum, a leading North American producer of flat-rolled aluminum products, today announced the appointment of Philip J. Cavatoni as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

"We’re excited to welcome Philip to the JW Aluminum team," said Lee McCarter, JW Aluminum’s Chief Executive Officer. "Philip brings extensive financial, operational, and strategic experience which will be a great asset to JW as we execute on our expansion plans and enter a new phase of JW’s growth.”

Cavatoni comes to JW Aluminum from SixAxis LLC, a manufacturer of advanced safety products and equipment, where he has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2016. Previously, Cavatoni spent seven years with Alpha Natural Resources, where he held various positions including Chief Financial and Strategy Officer. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director in the Investment Bank at J.P. Morgan. Cavatoni holds a B.S. from Drexel University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Cavatoni succeeds Rich Caruso, who has served as JW Aluminum’s Chief Financial Officer since 2017.  Caruso will be joining of JW Aluminum’s Board of Directors.  McCarter added, “We’re very grateful to Rich for his expertise and valuable contributions to our company, and look forward to continuing our relationship with him as a member of our Board of Directors.”

About JW Aluminum: JW Aluminum manufactures flat-rolled aluminum products including sheet products for the building and construction markets, fin stock used by the heating and air conditioning industry, light gauge converter foil for the flexible packaging industry, honeycomb foil for the aerospace industry, as well as other sheet and foil products. JW Aluminum operates plants in Goose Creek, South Carolina; Russellville, Arkansas; St. Louis, Missouri and Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Visit www.jwaluminum.com for more information.

Nicole Snyder
JW Aluminum
843-764-8209
nicolesnyder@jwaluminum.com