Century Aluminum Company Announces Jennifer Bush as New Independent Board Member

Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES

CHICAGO, Dec. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) increased the size of the Board from five to six members on December 6, 2021 and appointed Jennifer (“Jenny”) Bush as an independent director effective immediately with a term expiring at Century’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2022.

Ms. Bush has been with Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) since 1997 and has been serving as the Vice President, Cummins Sales and Service, North America since 2017. Ms. Bush leads the North America distribution business, overseeing a $5 billion segment with more than 250 locations and 9,000 employees.

“Century is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Jennifer Bush to the Board. Ms. Bush’s expertise and experience in industrial settings focused on safety and operational excellence aligns well with Century’s core values. Ms. Bush’s leadership will be invaluable to Century as we sustainably grow our business”, commented Andrew Michelmore, Chairman of the Board.

Among numerous strong leadership characteristics, Ms. Bush brings 25 years of experience of global P&L, commercial and operational leadership in industrial businesses to the Board along with a strong commitment to health, safety, and sustainability. Ms. Bush’s strategic and operational acumen are an asset to Century as well as her strength as a leader who has embedded sustainability into her business strategy. Ms. Bush completed her ONC and HNC in Mechanical Engineering at Wirral Metropolitan College (United Kingdom) and holds her MBA in Marketing from University of Leicester (United Kingdom).

About Century Aluminum Company

Century Aluminum Company owns primary aluminum capacity in the United States and Iceland. Century's corporate offices are located in Chicago, IL. Visit www.centuryaluminum.com for more information.

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Peter Trpkovski
(Investors and media)

Source: Century Aluminum Company