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John A. Hayes

Also Known As Mr. Hayes, John Hayes

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John A. Hayes is chairman, president and chief executive officer, Ball Corporation( BALL ) He was elected to his current position in 2013. From 2011 to 2013, he served as president and chief executive officer; he was named president and chief operating officer in 2010.

Mr. Hayes joined Ball Corporation in 1999 as senior director, corporate planning and

development, and was named vice president, corporate planning and development, in 2000 and vice president, corporate strategy, marketing and development, in 2003. From 2005 to 2008, he served in leadership roles for Ball Packaging Europe, first as executive vice president and then president. In 2008, he returned to the United States as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Mr. Hayes serves as chairman of the board for Ball Corporation and has served on the board of the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder and on the Alumni Council for Colgate University. He is a member of the Business Roundtable, where he is the chairman of its Corporate Governance Committee. From 2008 to 2010, he was chairman, Can Manufacturers Institute, Washington, D.C. From 2006 to 2007, he was chairman, Beverage Can

Makers Europe, Brussels, Belgium. He also serves a variety of non-profit organizations that benefit under resourced students and those in need in the Colorado area as well as helping to grow the sport of hockey


  • bachelor’s degree - Colgate University
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  • Ball Corporation - CEO
  • Ball Corporation - Chairman
  • Ball Corporation - President