The Metra Group announces the appointment of Roland van der Aa as the new President of Metra Europe

The Metra Group completes its reorganization with the appointment of Roland van der Aa as President of Metra Europe. The new position of President of Metra Europe is added to mirror the position of President Metra North America, held by Colin Brosmer since October 2023, both are reporting to the Corporate structure and CEO Enrico Zampedri.

Roland van der Aa, 53 years old and of Dutch nationality, has extensive experience in the aluminum and extrusion sector, gained over 30 years in companies such as Alcoa, Sapa and Hydro, where he held positions of Vice President for the so called DACH area (Germany, Austria & Switzerland), France and Italy, as well as Vice President Commercial, Operations and Strategy.

The CEO of Metra, Enrico Zampedri, stated: “With Roland’s arrival in our team, we expect to take a further leap in Metra’s growth in Europe, particularly in the DACH area, where the largest volumes and growth opportunities for our products are still concentrated today.”

The new President of Metra Europe, Roland van der Aa, stated: “As a competitor, I have always looked at Metra as an excellent company with distinctive characteristics and capabilities in specific areas of activity. From today, I want to utilize my experience and expertise to develop Metra into one of the leading companies in the entire European market.”