Heidi Biggs Brock
President & CEO, The Aluminum Association
Heidi Biggs Brock joined the Aluminum Association, based in Arlington, Virginia, as President in October 2011 and became CEO in October 2013. The Association's 111 members represent members represent 85 percent of primary and secondary U.S. aluminum producers, semi-fabricated product makers and industry suppliers. Members of the Association operate more than 200 facilities worldwide.
Before joining the Association, she was Vice-President of Federal and International Affairs leading the Washington D.C. office of Weyerhaeuser, a Fortune 500 company. Brock's positions over 18 years at Weyerhaeuser included Vice-President for e-Business, Director of Strategic Planning, and Manager for Government Affairs as well as nine years as a corporate officer.
Before joining Weyerhaeuser, she served on the staffs of former U.S. Senators Dan Evans and Slade Gorton.
Brock currently serves as a board director with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) as well Chairman and board director for the NAM's Council of Manufacturing Associations. In addition, she is a board member of the Carlton Club, and recently completed 5 years of service on the advisory council for the US-Japan Leadership Program.
Brock received a bachelor's degree in English literature and economics from the University of Puget Sound, and a master's degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University.
She is married to the Reverend Charles Brock and they have a son, Samuel.
Executive Forum: Sustainability as a Value Creator and Growth Generator
“Sustainability is now a business imperative to ensure the long-term growth of manufacturing operations and the vitality of the communities in which they operate," said Christophe Beck, Ecolab executive vice president and president, Nalco Water, and a keynote speaker at the NAM's Leading Edge Executive Forum held in Chicago on October 13.