Vice-President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
SUSAN RINGLER is Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Alcoa, responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate compliance function as it relates to all of Alcoa’s businesses globally. Previously, Ms. Ringler was a Deputy General Counsel for Xylem, Inc., a water technology company that was a spin-off from ITT, where she provided oversight and supervision of Xylem’s policies and global programs involving compliance with U.S. and foreign laws and regulations regarding anti-bribery, anti-money laundering and related compliance issues. She held a similar position as Senior Counsel for International Compliance for ITT. In all of her corporate positions, Ms. Ringler has supervised internal investigations and reviews relating to allegations of corruption and related activities. Ms. Ringler is the former General Counsel for the Independent Inquiry into the UN Oil-for-Food Programme from 2004-2006. Previously, Ms. Ringler was a consultant to the World Bank’s Department of Institutional Integrity (INT) where she conducted complex investigations of allegations of fraud and corruption. She was the Deputy Director of the ABA-CEELI Criminal Law Program supervising the Program’s criminal justice reform programs in Russia and the former Soviet Republics. From 1985-98 Ms. Ringler was a Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland concentrating on white collar investigations and prosecutions. Currently, Ms. Ringler sits of the Board of the CEELI Institute in Prague. This year she was appointed to sit on the Sanctions Board of the African Development Bank. Ms. Ringler is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. She received her J.D. degree from Catholic University Law School where she was on the Law Review.