Ball elects CEO Dan Fisher as chairman of the board
Ball Corporation has elected Daniel W. Fisher, the company’s president and CEO, as chairman of the board, effective at the annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, 26 April.
John A. Hayes, who has served as chairman since 2013, will not seek re-election to the board. Hayes joined Ball Corporation’s board of directors in 2010 and served as Ball’s CEO from 2011 until 2022.
Fisher has been president of Ball Corporation and a board member since January 2021 and in early 2022, assumed the role of CEO.
He has 13 years of executive leadership experience at Ball in a variety of positions, including senior vice president and chief operating officer of the global beverage business from 2016 to 2021 and president of the North and Central America beverage business during the Rexam acquisition, after ever-increasing roles of responsibility within the North and Central America beverage business.
When he was named president of Ball Corporation in 2021, he assumed responsibility for the company’s aerospace, aluminium aerosol and aluminium cups businesses.
“Since joining Ball in 2010, Dan has proven himself as a driven, visionary leader who is dedicated to achieving our Drive for 10 vision, delivering strong financial and operational results, and nurturing a strong culture where our employees thrive on making a difference for our customers and communities through sustainability and innovation,” said Stuart Taylor, lead independent director of Ball’s board of directors.
“Since becoming CEO in 2022, Dan’s leadership has been critical in navigating Ball through a challenging macroeconomic and geopolitical environment, and we continue to be optimistic about our future under his direction. We also want to thank John for serving as chairman of the board for the past decade.”