Michael Hranicka has been appointed president of metal beverage packaging, Americas, at Ball. Executive VP and COO, global packaging, Raymond Seabrook said: “Michael Hranicka has been effective in guiding the ongoing integration of the metal beverage packaging plants Ball recently acquired from AB InBev.”
“As president, he will expand that approach in our metal beverage packaging operations in the United States, Canada and Brazil.”
Meanwhile, Rexam has confirmed that Graham Chipchase assumed the role of Chief Executive on 1 January 2010.
The former group director of plastic packaging was appointed to the role in November. He takes over from Leslie Van de Walle.