After successfully completing his training as a machine fitter and subsequently graduating from Cologne University of Applied Sciences with a mechanical engineering degree specializing in design engineering, Luigi Mattina began his career at AEG Aktiengesellschaft in Mülheim an der Ruhr in 1992. He joined Alcoa Inc. three years later and assumed responsibility for Alcoa Automotive GmbH in Soest. He was initially employed as a coordinator and later became the head of the Business & Operations Analysis department, overseeing the company’s supply chain management, among other things.
Mattina was later appointed European manager for various company divisions at five Alcoa locations in Europe. In 2000 he became assistant factory manager and one year later factory manager and managing director of Alcoa Automotive Soest GmbH in Soest. The company appointed him director of manufacturing in Europe and managing director of Alcoa Automotive GmbH in 2004.
In fall 2006 Mattina joined the management team at Honsel AG in Nuremburg and was appointed a member of the Group management in April 2008. He was subsequently appointed a member of the executive board in 2010.
Mattina was appointed a member of the TRIMET Aluminium SE executive board on November 1, 2011. With his expertise in the area of automobile production, he has been primarily strengthening and successfully developing this division at TRIMET ever since.