Bonnell Aluminum parent company Tredegar Corp. has announced that W. Brook Hamilton has been named president of Bonnell (also known as the William L. Bonnell Co.), effective June 1, 2013. Hamilton, who currently serves as Bonnell’s director of business planning, succeeds Duncan A. Crowdis, who is retiring.

“Brook brings more than 30 years of broad-based industry experience and proven leadership skills to his new role as Bonnell’s president,” says Nancy M. Taylor, Tredegar’s president and CEO. “His extensive background in operations, combined with his business management and process management skills, will help Bonnell enhance its position as an industry leader.”

Hamilton joined Bonnell in 2005 and was the plant manager of the company’s Newnan, Ga., plant from 2006 to 2012. He was promoted to director of business planning in 2012.

Prior to joining Bonnell, Hamilton held various industry management roles, including production manager for Alcan Extrusions, plant manager for Wilkinson Steel and Metals, general manager of Daymond Aluminum, and general manager of Central Wire Co.