Thomas W. (Tom) Weidenkopf

Thomas W. (Tom) Weidenkopf
EVP, Human Resources and Communications, Aleris International Inc.

Last Updated: 08/10/2015

Executive Summary

Weidenkopf is Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications, of Aleris International, a global leader in aluminum rolled product. He assumed the position at the Cleveland, Ohio-based firm in September 2009. From November 2008 until September 2009, he served as interim Head, Global HR in a consulting capacity. Prior to jo (there's more...)

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Weidenkopf is married, to Rebecca, and has two children.
  • His father graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1951, and went on to have a distinguished naval career.
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Current Focus

  • Company Snapshot: Aleris International is a privately held, global leader in aluminum rolled products serving diverse industries including aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation and i (there's more...)

Key Challenges

  • Corporate Culture: Weidenkopf has his hands full, overseeing a global work force spread out over 40 production facilities around the world. He needs to deal with various cultural and societal nuances and at the same tim (there's more...)

Biographical Highlights

  • Born circa 1959.
  • Weidenkopf attended Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations from 1977 to 1981, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations.
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Other Boards and Organizations

  • Director, Honeywell Capital Management LLC
  • Director, HR Policy Association
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Donations and Philanthropy

  • Tom and Becky Weidenkopf donated between $1,000 and $2,499 to the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2012.

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