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Paula Burns

Vice President, Operations


Paula BurnsAs Vice President, Operations for Ball Aerospace, Paula Burns is responsible for Information Technology Services (ITS), supply chain, and manufacturing and test capabilities.

Most recently, Burns served as the senior director for Ball’s ITS strategic support unit, where she was responsible for setting the strategic direction, architecture, infrastructure and governance of the company’s ITS enterprise. Previously, Burns served as the deputy general manager of Ball’s Tactical Solutions (TS) strategic business unit, where she led operational growth strategies to meet the needs of this rapidly growing business. She began her career with Ball in 2004 as the manager of TS IRAD portfolio and proposal office. Burns also played an integral role in establishing the enterprise-wide program management office for Ball Aerospace.

Prior to joining Ball, Burns was a management consultant focused on IT infrastructure and risk mitigation. She managed several IT development projects and played a key role in business strategy and development at a major telecommunications company, as well several startups.

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