NEW YORK—Aluminum producer Alcoa has named Keith Walton as vice president, government affairs. He succeeds Russell Wisor, who is retiring after 33 years of service.
Walton will lead all of Alcoa’s federal and state government affairs activities in the U.S. He will be based in the company’s government affairs office in Washington, DC.
Previously, Walton served as of counsel to Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, and as principal and chief administrative officer of Global Infrastructure Partners. He also has served as executive vice president and secretary of the university at Columbia University in New York City. He also worked at the United States Department of the Treasury as deputy chief of staff and chief of staff to the under secretary for Enforcement, Treasury’s chief law enforcement official.