January 25, 2008

John O'Brien Named Chairman of the Board for Century Aluminum

Century Aluminum Company (NASD: CENX) owns primary aluminum capacity in the United States and Iceland, as well as an ownership interest in alumina and bauxite assets in the United States and Jamaica. Century's corporate offices are located in Monterey, California. Century Aluminum produced approximately 767,000 metric tons of primary aluminum in 2007 with net sales of approximately $1.8 billion