Topic: Novelis: The Biggest Company in Atlanta You’ve Never Heard Of
Steve Fisher is president and CEO of Novelis Inc., the global leader in aluminum flat-rolled products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. Novelis supplies premium aluminum sheet and light gauge products to the beverage can, automotive and specialties markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The $10 billion company operates 24 facilities in 10 countries, employing approximately 12,000 people.
Since joining the company in 2006, Fisher has served in a number of executive positions, most recently as chief financial officer. During his tenure as CFO, Novelis invested approximately $2 billion to transform and grow its business. Prior to that, Fisher served as vice president of strategic planning and corporate development where he spearheaded major strategic, corporate and financial transactions across the company, most notably the discussions that led to the acquisition of Novelis by Hindalco in 2007.
Throughout his career, Fisher has held significant roles in finance and accounting, strategic planning and business development. Prior to joining Novelis, Fisher spent 13 years consulting with, or as part of, the management teams of various energy companies. He served as vice president and controller for TXU Energy, the non-regulated subsidiary of TXU Corp, at its headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Fisher is a member of the Business Roundtable, an association of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, where he chairs the Global Commerce Council. Fisher received a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Iowa and is a certified public accountant.
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