- Push-out Score determined
- After around 11 years in the position
- Praise and thanks for Hayes
- Dan Fisher taking over
- Hayes will remain as chairman of the board at Ball
- Hayes said 78 words
(exechange) — Westminster, Colorado, January 26, 2022 — John Hayes, chief executive of Ball, leaves his position. As announced by Ball Corp. in a news release on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, John A. Hayes leaves his post as chief executive officer at the manufacturer of metal beverage and food containers, after around 11 years in the role, effective April 27, 2022.
John Hayes’s duties as CEO will be taken over by Daniel W. (Dan) Fisher, currently president at Ball Corp.
“Successful culmination of a purposeful, multiyear succession plan”
John Hayes’s departure from the CEO post is explained as follows. Stuart Taylor, lead independent director of Ball’s board of directors, said: “This announcement is the successful culmination of a purposeful, multiyear succession plan based on John’s desire to step away from day-to-day management.”
Hayes will remain as chairman of the board at Ball
“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,” Ball said.
Ball said: “This announcement is the successful culmination of a purposeful, multiyear succession plan based on John’s desire to step away from day-to-day management.”
Share price increase since January 2017
The announcement follows an increase in Ball Corp.’s share price of 128% since January 2017.
In the position of CEO since 2011
John Hayes became CEO of the Company in 2011.
Hayes has been Chairman, Ball Corporation since April 2013; Chief Executive Officer, Ball Corporation, since January 2011.
He was President and Chief Executive Officer, April 2013 to December 2020 and, President and Chief Operating Officer, January 2010 to January 2011; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, 2008 to 2010; President, Ball Packaging Europe and Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation, 2006 to 2008; Executive Vice President, Ball Packaging Europe and Vice President, Ball Corporation, 2005 to 2006; Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Marketing and Development, 2003 to 2005; Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development, 2000 to 2003; Senior Director, Corporate Planning and Development, 1999.
Push-out Score determined
The Push-out Score™ determined by exechange gauges the pressure surrounding John Hayes’s move on a scale of 0 to 10.
exechange reached out to Ball and offered the company the opportunity to comment on the score.
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