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  • Chris Courts

Chris Courts

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Chris Courts is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Novelis Inc., the leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider and world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling. Chris is a member of the company’s Executive Committee and is responsible for leading the global legal and compliance functions.

Chris served as Interim General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Compliance Officer from March 2020 to January 2021, and prior to that he served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel.

Chris joined Novelis in January 2005, and during his tenure, he has held a series of leadership positions in the legal department, including overseeing intellectual property, contracts management, securities, compliance, governance, corporate secretarial matters, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Novelis, Chris served as Senior Corporate Counsel for Aquila, Inc.  He began his career as a corporate associate at the law firm of Husch Blackwell LLP.

Chris holds both a bachelor’s degree in finance and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa.