Jeremy Halford was recently appointed president, Americas, of Mayfran International, Inc. He will be located at the company's headquarters in Cleveland and will be responsible for operations in North and South America. Most recently, Halford was general manager of Alcoa's Large Aluminum Structural Castings Division where he had responsibility for operations in the U.S., France and Canada. Prior to joining Alcoa, Halford worked for General Motors (then later, spinoff Delphi Corporation) as a business line manager for various product segments. Halford earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute and his MBA from Harvard University.