NEW YORK—Alcoa has appointed Daniel Cruise as vice president for public and government affairs. He will oversee all global, national, state and local governmental and regulatory affairs and other public matters for the company.
Cruise comes to Alcoa from the Albright Stonebridge Group where, as a managing director, he ran the firm's New York office. At Albright Stonebridge, Cruise advised global businesses as they entered new markets and adjusted to local government and regulatory frameworks. Cruise also served in President Clinton's White House as director for public affairs for the National Security Council.
Prior to the Albright Stonebridge Group, he was a managing director at the strategic consulting firm Clark & Weinstock, specializing in public affairs, investor relations and financial communications.