It is the eighth time the Mandurah resident has made the list.
Mr Cransberg manages the company�s global alumina refining assets, based in Australia, Brazil, Spain, the US and Suriname.
He is also accountable for Alcoa�s Global Refining Centre of Excellence in Kwinana and provides management support for all Australian operations.
In the past year he has overseen the transformation of Alcoa�s refining portfolio, delivering lower cost of production in Alcoa�s global upstream business.
�Surround yourself with people who accept and navigate change well,� Mr Cransberg said.
�Successful businesses are very aware of the global marketplace and are able to rapidly respond to the constantly changing needs of customers and supply dynamics.�
Mr Cransberg (57) recently announced his retirement after a stellar 35-year career with Alcoa, which he began in 1980 as a civil engineer.
Mr Cransberg is chairman of the West Coast Eagles and is on the boards of the Black Swan State Theatre Company, the US Alcoa Foundation and Our Watch � aimed at preventing domestic violence. He is also a member of CEOs for Gender Equity.
He plans to stay actively involved in business, football and community activities.