Our Board

Andrew Michelmore, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Michelmore rejoined our Board in September 2018 after previously serving on Century’s Board from June 2010 through September 2015. Mr. Michelmore also serves as Chairman of the Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health and Chairman of the Ormond College Council at the University of Melbourne. Mr. Michelmore adds valuable metals and mining expertise to our Board by virtue of his prior experience as Chief Executive Officer of MMG Limited, Zinifex, OZ Minerals, EN+ Group, and WMC Resources. Mr. Michelmore also adds valuable engineering and international business experience to our Board by virtue of his positions as a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a past member of the Business Council of Australia.

Jarl Berntzen, Director

Mr. Berntzen joined our Board in 2006. Mr. Berntzen has served as the Managing Director, SaaS and Data Services Markets with Oppenheimer & Co. since June 2020. Mr. Berntzen has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions ("M&A"), financial restructurings and corporate development activities, having served in senior M&A advisory positions at several international investment banks and advisory firms, including more than 10 years with Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Berntzen's financial acumen and expertise, investment banking experience and international M&A experience provides insight to our Board when considering Century's growth and development objectives.

Ms. Bush joined our Board in 2021. Ms. Bush has served as the President, Cummins Power Systems Business, since 2022. 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.

Jesse E. Gary, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Gary joined Century in 2010. Mr. Gary was promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel in February 2013 and to Chief Operating Officer in April 2019. Mr. Gary was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer July 1, 2021 and was appointed to the Board of Directors, effective as of the same date. Mr. Gary brings valuable leadership, risk-management, and strategy-development experience to the Company and the Board, along with a strong track record of driving growth and innovation and a passion for safety. Mr. Gary also has extensive knowledge of the aluminum industry and global markets and, as the only management representative on our Board, Mr. Gary provides a unique perspective in Board discussions about the business and strategic direction of the Company. The Board benefits from his business insights and knowledge of the Company and the markets it serves. Prior to joining Century, Mr. Gary practiced law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. Mr. Gary received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and his J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Errol Glasser, Director

Mr. Glasser joined our Board in September 2014. Mr. Glasser is a partner and co-founder of Triangle Capital LLC. He is also a Director of Regency Affiliates. Mr. Glasser has extensive expertise in corporate development activities by virtue of his having served in the financial sector for over 20 years. Our Board also benefits from Mr. Glasser's substantial financial, accounting and investment knowledge and from his experiences serving on other boards and audit committees and as an advisor to other public and private companies.

Mr. van Jaarsveld joined our Board in December 2017. Mr. van Jaarsveld is the Asset and Investment Manager of the Aluminum and Alumina Department of Glencore plc and adds valuable expertise to our Board by virtue of his experience in such a role.

Tamla Olivier, Director

Ms. Olivier joined our board in 2023. Ms. Olivier is Chief Operating Officer for Pepco Holdings, part of the Exelon family of companies, the nation’s leading energy company with more than 10 million customers. Ms. Olivier has been working in the energy market for more than a decade with Exelon and oversees the company’s electric and natural gas operations in Delaware, and electric operations in the District of Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey. Prior to her time with Exelon, Ms. Olivier held senior leadership roles at T. Rowe Price, United Defense and Wells Fargo.