Manuel Iraola

Mr. Iraola is CEO of Aloaris, a company providing strategic and leadership development services to a wide range of industries. Prior to Aloaris, he spent 20 years with Phelps Dodge Corporation, as President and CEO of Phelps Dodge Industries, a diversified manufacturing concern with annual sales in excess of $3.0 billion and employing over 5,000 people in 27 countries.  Iraola has served on the boards of several NYSE traded companies including Phelps Dodge Corporation, Central Hudson Energy Group, Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc. and Southern Peru Copper. He holds an MBA from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico. He is also a graduate of Pennsylvania State University’s Executive Management Programme, the Wharton/Spencer Stuart Directors Institute and PD-Thunderbird Global Management Programme.