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Ms. Debra Samuel, ARM, CPCU

Director, Insurance Risk Management,
Howmet Aerospace Inc.
CHAPTER OFFICER
Bronze MVP

Contact Details

Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Bio

Debra Samuel is the Director of Insurance Risk Management for Howmet Aerospace Inc. a company that was formerly known as Arconic Inc. and before that Alcoa Inc. Alcoa is a company that was founded in 1888 in Pittsburgh, PA and is a global leader in engineered metal products. On November 1, 2016, Alcoa spun off the mining, smelting, refining and energy portion of Alcoa Inc. to a newly-formed company named Alcoa Corporation. Alcoa Inc. was renamed Arconic Inc. On April 1, 2020, Arconic Inc. spun off the flat-rolled products and building and construction business of Arconic Inc. to a newly-formed company named Arconic Corporation. Arconic Inc. was renamed Howmet Aerospace Inc. I have been with the legacy Alcoa Inc., Arconic Inc. and Howmet Aerospace Inc. for 16 years. Prior to that time, I worked for PNC Financial Services Group and Rockwell International Corporation. I hold both the CPCU and ARM designations and am active in RIMS on both the society and local levels. On the society level, I served as Chair of both the Nominating Committee and Member & Chapter Services and was a member of the Conference Programming Committee. On the local level, I am the Secretary and Delegate, past President and Program Chair. In 2017, I was named the RIMS Ambassador and have been a frequent speak at this conference.

Education

Duquesne University
Pennsylvania, United States
Masters in Business Administration
Finance
1987 To 1991

Job History

Arconic Inc.
Manager, Insurance Risk Management
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
November 2016 - present

Alcoa Inc.
Manager, Insurance Risk Management
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
February 2005 - November 2016

The PNC Financial Services Group
Assistant Vice President - Insurance Risk Management
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
November 1996 - February 2005

Rockwell International Corporation
Manager - Risk Management, International
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
November 1984 - November 1996