Ball Corporation announced that Dan Fisher, 49, currently president of Ball Corporation, was elected by its board of directors to the additional role of chief executive officer, effective at the annual shareholders meeting on April 27. John Hayes, 56, 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. 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 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 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.