Kaiser Aluminum Appoints VP, CAO

Neal West joins the global producer of fabricated aluminum products as its new vice president and chief accounting officer.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. --Kaiser Aluminum today announced the appointment of Neal West to the position of Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). West replaces Lynton Rowsell, who is returning to the accounting firm Ernst & Young.

West joins Kaiser Aluminum from Gateway Inc., where he served as vice president and principal accounting officer since 2005.

Prior to Gateway, West served in several roles over 19 years with Neptune Orient Lines/APL, one of the world’s largest container shipping and logistics companies, and was most recently Vice President, Controller for APL Logistics, a $1.2 billion international warehousing and logistics division of Neptune Orient Lines.