Jarrault's presentation will be broadcast live via webcast from Alcoa's website and he will be discussing Alcoa's aerospace portfolio, the company's technological advantage in the sector and its usage of innovative products and solutions on 'next-generation' aircraft.

Mr Jarrault presides over four main markets for Alcoa: aerospace, commercial transportation, non-residential construction and industrial gas turbines. Where aerospace is concerned, he is responsible for aero structures, fastening systems and precision castings.

The broadcast begins at 0810hrs EST and will be screened on the Alcoa website, http://www.alcoa.com/cowen