C. Fred Fetterolf | Alcoa executive, 83

Posted: February 09, 2012

C. Fred Fetterolf, 83, who retired in 1991 as president of the Pittsburgh aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., died Sunday of complications from a stroke.

He was born in Huntingdon, Pa., and first worked for Alcoa as a salesman in 1952. He served in a variety of executive positions before becoming president.

Mr. Fetterolf served on the corporate boards of several other companies and did work for various nonprofit charities that included volunteer service for inner-city organizations that served at-risk youths, as well as serving on the boards of Grove City College, the University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University.

- AP

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