CRU makes new aluminium appointment

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CRU Group has appointed Kaustubh Chandorkar as its new head of North America analysis, aluminium.   

As a veteran of the aluminium industry, Kaustubh will leverage his 30 years of experience to support the growth of CRU’s existing client base in the region. As firms seek to navigate the ever-changing commodities landscape, having access to the best-in-class insight and information is essential. With Kaustubh’s support, CRU hopes to get more actionable, trustworthy data to more people, and ensure they can navigate this landscape effectively. 

Before joining CRU, Kaustubh held several leadership roles at Alcoa, Arconic and as a consultant to Hulamin, South Africa, spanning research & development, sales, marketing, finance, and most recently in business strategy and development. This unique blend of experience will be crucial when it comes to helping clients in the marketplace, while contributing to the expansion of CRU’s own products and services. 

Paul Williams, head of aluminium at CRU, commented, “I am delighted that Kaustubh has joined our aluminium team. Having spent over three decades working in the industry, across a variety of roles and sectors, he brings with him a wide range of experience that will be invaluable as we continue our growth trajectory. As the world of commodities goes through a period of change and uncertainty, its increasingly vital that we are there to support our clients manage this with leading products and services, which are fuelled by great market insight and information.”  

Kaustubh Chandorkar said, “I am thrilled to be joining CRU at what is such an important time for the metals community. The market is in need of the leading insights and information that CRU has access to, and in my role, I want to ensure that as many clients as possible get access to that information and feel empowered to make decisions. In what is a rapidly changing environment, having access to the right information is critical for success.” 

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