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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Hayes

50 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Morrison

53 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Lisa Pauley

54 2011 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administration

Erik Bouts

54 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Global Metal Beverage Packaging

Michael Feldser

65 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Global Metal Food and Household Products Packaging

James Peterson

47 2015 Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation, and Chief Operating Officer, Global Metal Food and Household Products Packaging

Robert Strain

59 2013 Senior Vice President; President of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp

Charles Baker

58 2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Shawn Barker

48 2010 Vice President, Controller

Jeffrey Knobel

44 2011 Vice President, Treasurer

Leroy Williams

51 2007 Vice President - Information Technology and Services

Theodore Solso

69 2013 Lead Independent Director

R. David Hoover

70 2013 Director

Robert Alspaugh

69 2008 Independent Director

Michael Cave

55 2014 Independent Director

Hanno Fiedler

70 2006 Independent Director

Georgia Nelson

66 2006 Independent Director

George Smart

70 2005 Independent Director

Stuart Taylor

55 1999 Independent Director

Ann Scott

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Hayes

Mr. John A. Hayes is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Ball Corporation, since January 2011. He was 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, 2007 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. Prior to joining Ball Corporation in 1999, Mr. Hayes was a Vice President of Lehman Brothers Inc. and part of an investment banking team which focused on merger and acquisition and financing advice to several major companies, including the Corporation. At Ball, Mr. Hayes initially headed our corporate development and planning activities as Senior Director and then Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development, taking on the added responsibilities of marketing and new product development from 2003 to mid-2005. He then served as President of Ball Packaging Europe, which produced excellent financial results and strong revenue growth under his leadership. During 2008 and 2009, Mr. Hayes served as Ball's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, successfully leading our key operating divisions through the economic and financial crisis. In January 2010, he was named our President and Chief Operating Officer and joined the Ball Board. In January 2011, he became our President and Chief Executive Officer, and in April 2013 he also became our Chairman.

Scott Morrison

Mr. Scott C. Morrison is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has served as Vice President and Treasurer from 2002 to 2009; and Treasurer, 2000 to 2002.

Lisa Pauley

Ms. Lisa Ann Pauley is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administration of Ball Corporation. She served as Vice President, Administration and Compliance, 2007 to 2011; Senior Director, Administration and Compliance, 2004 to 2007; various other positions within the company, 1981 to 2004.

Erik Bouts

Mr. Erik C.M. Bouts is Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Global Metal Beverage Packaging of the Company. He was the President of Europe, Owens-Illinois from 2013 to 2014; Chief Executive Officer, The Glidden Company from 2007 to 2012; and Chief Executive Officer, Philips Lighting Company from 2002 to 2006.

Michael Feldser

Mr. Michael W. Feldser is Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Global Metal Food and Household Products Packaging of the Company. He served as President, Ball Metal Food & Household Products Packaging from 2007 to 2013; and President, Ball Aerosol & Specialty Packaging, 2006 to 2007.

James Peterson

Mr. James N. Peterson is Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation, and Chief Operating Officer, Global Metal Food and Household Products Packaging of the Company. He was Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Affairs from January 2011 to December 2015; Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Relations, 2008 to 2011; Director, Marketing North America, 2006 to 2008; and Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, U.S. Can Company, 2004 to 2006.

Robert Strain

Mr. Robert D. Strain is Senior Vice President; President of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp of the Company. He served as Chief Operating Officer, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. from 2012 to 2013; and Director at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center from 2008 to 2012.

Charles Baker

Mr. Charles E. Baker is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary from 2004 to 2011; Associate General Counsel, 1999 to 2004; various other positions within the company, 1993 to 1999.

Shawn Barker

Mr. Shawn M. Barker is Vice President, Controller of the Company. He was Vice President, Operations Accounting, 2006 to 2009; Corporate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, 2004 to 2006; Manager, Planning and Analysis, 2003 to 2004.

Jeffrey Knobel

Mr. Jeffrey A. Knobel is Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He served as Treasurer from 2010 to 2011; Senior Director, Treasury, 2008 to 2010; Director, Treasury Operations, 2005 to 2008; various other positions within the company, 1997 to 2005.

Leroy Williams

Mr. Leroy James Williams, Jr., is Vice President - Information Technology and Services of the Company. He was Vice President, Information Systems, April 2005 to April 2007; Executive Director, Colorado Department of Labor & Employment, February 2005 to April 2005; Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer, 2003 to January 2005; Chief Information Officer, Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration, 2001 to 2002.

Theodore Solso

Mr. Theodore M. Solso is Lead Independent Director of Ball Corporation. Mr. Solso had a successful 40-year career at Cummins Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturing company with operations around the world. This culminated with Mr. Solso becoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins in January 2000, a position he held through 2011, for a total of 12 years. Under his leadership, Cummins increased revenues from $6.6 billion in 2000 to over $18 billion in 2011. During the same period, its earnings per share and operating cash flow increased from $0.35 and $550 million, to $9.55 and $2.1 billion, respectively. Mr. Solso has been on the Ball Board since 2003 and is a trustee of Earth University in Costa Rica. He also serves on the board of Ad Astra Rocket Company, Houston, Texas; and General Motors Co., Detroit, Michigan, and was elected its Lead Independent Director in January 2016.

R. David Hoover

Mr. R. David Hoover is Director of Ball Corporation. Mr. Hoover was Chairman, Ball Corporation, January 2011 to April 2013; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, January 2010 to January 2011; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, April 2002 to January 2010; President and Chief Executive Officer, January 2001 to April 2002; Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer, April 2000 to January 2001; Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer, January 2000 to April 2000; Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, 1998 to 2000; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 1997 to 1998; Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, 1996 to 1997. Mr. Hoover has enjoyed a varied and successful 45-year career with Ball as a director, officer and employee serving in multiple corporate and divisional roles, including as Vice President and Treasurer from 1987 through 1992, Chief Financial Officer from 1993 to April 2000, and Chief Operating Officer for the balance of 2000. He was our Chief Executive Officer from January 2001 to January 2011, and led the Corporation through an unprecedented period of growth in revenues, earnings per share and free cash flow. Mr. Hoover's considerable working knowledge and leadership experience with respect to our Corporation make him uniquely qualified to serve as a director. He has been a Ball Board member for 20 years, serving as Chairman from 2002 until 2013, and serves as a director of three other U.S.-based public companies. Mr. Hoover has also served on the Board of Trustees of DePauw University since 2002 and serves on the board of the Children's Hospital Colorado.

Robert Alspaugh

Mr. Robert W. Alspaugh is Independent Director of Ball Corporation. Mr. Alspaugh enjoyed a distinguished 35-year career with KPMG, with increasing responsibility, which culminated in his acting as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG-U.S. from 1998 to 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG International from 2002 to October 2005. Mr. Alspaugh's extensive experience, qualifications and skills as a leader of one of the "big four" global accounting firms enhance his service as Chair of the Corporation's Audit Committee and he has provided valuable input as a result. He also sits on two other public company boards, one in the U.S. and the other in Europe (where he chairs the audit committees), thus providing good cross-functional background and experience, with an international component.

Michael Cave

Mr. Michael J. Cave is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cave served for 31 years in various managerial capacities for The Boeing Company. Most recently, Mr. Cave served as Senior Vice President and President of Boeing Capital Corp., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, from 2010 to 2014. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at The Boeing Company, as well as Vice President of Business Strategy & Marketing of Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 2006 until late 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Cave served as Vice President & General Manager of Boeing's Airplane Programs division and focused on the strategy, product development and business results associated with those products. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Cave served as the Chief Financial Officer of Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division and held various other senior positions prior to 2003. In addition to his accounting and financial expertise, Mr. Cave has broad experience in marketing and informational systems. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Harley Davidson, Inc., Aircastle Limited and Esterline Technologies. In 2004, Mr. Cave was honored with the Award for Executive Excellence by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation.

Hanno Fiedler

Mr. Hanno C. Fiedler is Independent Director of Ball Corporation. After a successful career with TRW, Inc., in 1996 Mr. Fiedler became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schmalbach-Lubeca AG, one of the largest and most successful rigid packaging companies based in Europe. When Ball acquired the beverage can business of Schmalbach-Lubeca in December 2002, Mr. Fiedler became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ball Packaging Europe GmbH and also joined the Board of Ball Corporation. In that capacity, Mr. Fiedler provided excellent leadership to our newly-acquired European business which generated strong earnings performance during his tenure, despite the adverse effects of the German mandatory deposit system for rigid packaging which was initiated in 2003. Mr. Fiedler retired from active management of Ball Packaging Europe at the end of 2005. He has served on the Supervisory Boards of a number of major German companies.

Georgia Nelson

Ms. Georgia R. Nelson is Independent Director of Ball Corporation. Ms. Nelson has enjoyed a successful career in the energy industry, serving as a senior executive for several U.S. and international energy companies, including as President of Midwest Generation EME, LLC from April 1999 to June 2005 and General Manager of Edison Mission Energy Americas from January 2002 to June 2005. She has had extensive international experience as well as environmental and policy experience on four continents. Ms. Nelson regularly lectures on business and corporate governance matters including at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and serves on the advisory committee of the Center for Executive Women at Northwestern. Ms. Nelson is a National Association of Corporate Directors ("NACD") Board Leadership Fellow. She also serves as a director of CH2M Inc. Previously, Ms. Nelson served on four other publicly traded company boards.

George Smart

Mr. George M. Smart is Independent Director of Ball Corporation. Mr. Smart's long career and success in the U.S. can manufacturing industry make him well qualified to serve as a director. He steadily assumed increasing responsibility at Central States Can Co., a division of Van Dorn Company, culminating in his acting as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1978 to 1993. When Central States was acquired in 1993, Mr. Smart and his management team established a start-up company, Phoenix Packaging Corporation, to manufacture and sell full-panel easy-open ends for food containers, including to Ball's food can division. Serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Phoenix, Mr. Smart led its growth to a profitable company with revenues in excess of $80 million, when it was sold to Sonoco Products Company and became Sonoco-Phoenix, Inc. in 2001. Mr. Smart served as President of Sonoco-Phoenix until 2004 and was Chairman of the Board of FirstEnergy Corp. from 2004 to December 31, 2014, when he became its Lead Independent Director. Mr. Smart also previously served on the boards of Belden & Blake Corporation, Commercial Intertech Corporation, Unizan Financial, Van Dorn Company and as Chairman of the Can Manufacturers Institute.

Stuart Taylor

Mr. Stuart A. Taylor, II., is Independent Director of Ball Corporation. Prior to starting his own private equity firm, Mr. Taylor spent 19 years in investment banking. The majority of that time was spent at Morgan Stanley in its Corporate Finance Department. In that capacity he executed a number of mergers and acquisitions and financings, including working with Ball in 1993 on the acquisition of Heekin Can Company. He also spent time at several other firms including Bear Stearns where he was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Chicago office. In 2001, Mr. Taylor established The Taylor Group LLC, of which he is Chief Executive Officer, a successful investment company that primarily invests in small to mid-market businesses. Mr. Taylor has been a director of Ball since 1999, acted as our Presiding Director from 2004 to 2008 and chairs our Human Resources Committee. He is also a director of two other U.S.-based public companies.

Ann Scott

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