Arconic taps new manager for Massena


MASSENA — The current human resources manager for Arconic’s Massena Operations has been named the new plant manager.

Eowyn Hewey will replace Steve Rombough, who is retiring effective June 1, Arconic Corporation announced in a news release Thursday.

Mr. Rombough has been with Arconic since March 31, 1998, beginning as a process engineer. Arconic officials said his career has led him along the management track — potroom and aluminum services superintendent, casthouse manager and manufacturing manager, culminating with his appointment as the plant manager.

In addition to his work at Arconic, Mr. Rombough has served on the Board of Directors of the Massena Hospital Foundation.

Ms. Hewey has been with Arconic since 1998, serving as the human resources manager in Massena for the past four years after serving in numerous production leadership positions. Previous positions include specialty smelting products and services flow leader; electrode flow leader; electrode superintendent; and potroom and aluminum services superintendent.

She received her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Potsdam in 1994 and master’s degree from Clarkson University in 2006. Ms. Hewey also holds a master certificate in human resources from Cornell University in 2013.

Company officials say she has been deeply involved in the community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Leadership Initiative and St. Lawrence Valley HR Management Association,

Arconic’s Massena Operations employs about 150 people and produces aluminum extrusions primarily for industrial and automotive applications.

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