Eric M. Rychel

Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Rychel currently serves as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. From April 2014 through December 2014, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He joined Aleris in 2012 and previously served as vice president and treasurer with responsibility for treasury, strategy, corporate development and investor relations. Mr. Rychel was a managing director in the Industrials Group at Barclays Capital, Inc., where he ran its Metals industry banking effort as the global head of Steel and Metals corporate finance coverage. Prior to that, Mr. Rychel was a managing director at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., from 1998 to 2009, where he ran the Metals industry investment banking effort. Mr. Rychel began his career as an analyst at LSG Advisors, an M&A boutique and predecessor to SG Cowen.

Mr. Rychel currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Cliff Natural Resources Inc. (serving on the audit and compensation & organization committees) and the board of trustees for Pangea Properties.