Alcan’s Board of Directors, CEO and I decided to hire a Corporate
Controller — someone with credibility, integrity and potential to
add to our $13 billion, worldwide organization, Kevin Hanrahan came
highly recommended to me to conduct the search. I liked all the candidates
that Kevin presented to us, and within 90 days, I hired Tom Harrington,
Global Controller of GE Medical Systems. This was a critically important
hire for us and Kevin handled it accordingly."
Merszei served as Chief Financial Officer of the Alcan Corporation in Montreal.