Ball appoints Aaron Erter to serve as director

Ball Corporation’s board of directors has appointed Aaron Erter, CEO of James Hardie Industries plc, the world’s leading producer and marketer of high-performance fibre cement siding and fibre gypsum building solutions, to serve as a director of the corporation.

Erter, 51, joined James Hardie as CEO in 2022, and before that served as CEO of PLZ Corp, a leader of specialty liquid and aerosol manufacturing; global president for Sherwin-Williams’ consumer and industrial businesses; senior vice president and general manager of Valspar’s consumer business; and served in numerous leadership roles in sales and marketing while at Stanley Black & Decker. 

He holds a bachelor’s in economics from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in business administration from The University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business.

“We are thrilled to welcome Aaron to our board of directors,” said Daniel W. Fisher, chairman and chief executive officer. 

“With his knowledge of the packaging industry from his time at Sherwin-Williams, and deep expertise in building and managing high-performing teams, P&L optimisation, strategy development, product development, marketing, sales leadership and M&A efforts for global, multi-billion dollar organisations, he is an ideal complement to our existing board and executive leadership team, as we continue to focus on executing our enterprise-wide strategy and drive Ball’s purpose to advance aluminium packaging while consistently deliver high-quality results, products and returns.”

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