Dan Fisher Named SVP and COO, Global Beverage Packaging; Erik Bouts Leaving Ball

December 12, 2016

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced that Erik Bouts is leaving the company at the end of the month and that Daniel W. Fisher has been named senior vice president, Ball Corporation, and COO, global beverage packaging.

"Erik joined the company just prior to the announcement of the Rexam acquisition and much has changed since then," said John Hayes, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "He has made significant contributions to our global beverage can operations while the company navigated a complex acquisition and, given the change in circumstances including the location of his role from Zurich to our headquarters in Colorado, we both mutually agreed to this decision. We wish Erik well in his future endeavors."

Fisher joined Ball in 2010 as vice president, finance, North American metal beverage operations. Since 2014, he has served as president, Beverage Packaging North and Central America, where he has led growth initiatives, increased profitability and EVA dollar generation.

"We are very excited for Dan and confident that his management skills, financial acumen and deep knowledge of the beverage can industry will result in a seamless leadership transition both internally and externally," Hayes said.

The company expects to announce a successor for the Beverage Packaging North and Central America leadership position during the first quarter of 2017.

About Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,700 people worldwide and reported pro forma 2015 sales of $11.0 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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