Joseph C. (Joe) Muscari is Chairman and CEO of Minerals Technologies Inc., a position he assumed on March 11, 2013. Mr. Muscari joined the company on March 1, 2007 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, after more than 37 years with Alcoa. He had served on the Board of Directors of Minerals Technologies from February 2005.
Before joining MTI, Joe had been Chief Financial Officer for Alcoa, accountable for the company’s Treasury, Controllership, Pension, Investor Relations, Tax, Audit, and Financial Planning & Analysis activities as well as the Global Business Service group, which provided IT, purchasing and Business Support Services globally. Before that, he had been head of Alcoa’s Rigid Packaging, Foil and Asia group, a position he assumed in 2004. He also had responsibility for Alcoa’s operations and growth strategy in Asia and Latin America, a role he took on in 2001. Joe had been an executive vice president of Alcoa since 2002. He also served as a member of the Executive Council, the Alcoa senior leadership group that set strategic direction.Joe began his Alcoa career in 1969 as an industrial engineer with assignments in New Kensington, Pa.; Massena, NY; and Cleveland, Ohio. During that time, Joe also held an assignment in the Corporate Secretary’s Office in Pittsburgh. In 1979, he began a series of management positions first as controller of the Forging Division in Cleveland, then for the Engineered Products Group. Joe next became general manager of the Powder and Pigments Division in Pittsburgh. In 1986, he was named director of Alcoa’s IT group and eventually added responsibility as quality director for the Finance group. In 1989, Joe was promoted to group vice president, The Stolle Corporation, a diversified Alcoa business group located in Ohio. In 1992, Joe moved to Japan as president of Alcoa Asia accountable for operations and business development as well as sales and marketing services for the Asian region. He established Alcoa’s first major operation in China and developed the company’s long-term strategy there. He returned to Pittsburgh in 1997 as vice president of Audit, and, subsequently, was elected vice president, Environment, Health & Safety, Audit and Compliance, a new position. In 2001 he once again took on a newly created business as Group President Asia and Latin America, in charge of all operations and growth projects in the two regions.Mr. Muscari is a member of the Board of Directors of EnerSys, a New York Stock Exchange company. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Dana Holding Corporation where he is non-executive chairman. Joe is also a former Director of China Aluminum Corporation (CHALCO). Joe serves on the Katz Graduate School of Business/College of Business Administration Visiting Board at the University of Pittsburgh, from where he earned an M.B.A. degree in 1969. He served on the Board of Overseers for the New Jersey Institute of Technology, from where he graduated cum laude in 1968 with a degree in industrial engineering. In 1994, Mr. Muscari received an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Salem-Teikyo University.Joe and his wife, Donna, have three children.