Ball Corp. to get new CEO

Written on: January 28, 2022 by SprayTM

Ball Corp., Westminster, CO, announced that Dan Fisher, currently president of Ball Corp., was elected by its Board of Directors to the additional role of CEO, effective at the annual shareholders meeting on April 27.  John Hayes, who has been Ball’s CEO since January 2011, will remain Chairman of the Board, and will continue to lead the company’s Board activities and support its sustainability advocacy efforts.

“On behalf of our board of directors, we are pleased to elect Dan as our next CEO, the 12th CEO in our company’s 142-year history,” said John Hayes, Chairman and CEO.

“Dan is a proven and respected leader who has exemplified behaving like an owner, as he has delivered strong operating results through a relentless commitment to our customers, our people and our culture. He is ready for these new responsibilities, and we could not be more excited for our future under Dan’s leadership.”

Fisher, who was promoted to President in January 2021, will retain the title of President as he assumes the CEO role. He has 12 years of executive leadership experience at Ball in a variety of positions, including Senior VP & COO of the global beverage business from 2016 to 2021, and president of the North & Central America beverage business prior to that. More recently, he has had responsibility for Ball’s aerospace, aluminum aerosol and aluminum cups businesses. Prior to Ball, Fisher held ever increasing financial leadership positions in companies including Emerson and Danaher.