Ball Corporation Board Elects Fisher as Chairman

March 10, 2023

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BALL) today elected Daniel W. Fisher, the company's president and chief executive officer, as chairman of the board, effective at the annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, April 26. John A. Hayes, who has served as chairman since 2013, will not seek re-election to the board.

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, aluminum aerosol and aluminum 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."

Hayes joined Ball Corporation's board of directors in 2010 and served as Ball's CEO from 2011 until 2022.

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Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care 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 21,000 people worldwide and reported 2022 net sales of $15.35 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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