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Crown Holdings Inc (CCK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Conway

70 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Timothy Donahue

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Kelly

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Robert Bourque

46 2016 President - Asia Pacific Division

Gerard Gifford

60 2012 President - European Division

Djalma Novaes

55 2015 President - Americas Division

David Beaver

40 2015 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Thomas Fischer

2013 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs.

James Miller

67 2010 Director

Jenne Britell

73 2000 Independent Director

Arnold Donald

61 1999 Independent Director

William Little

73 2003 Independent Director

Hans Loliger

73 2001 Independent Director

Thomas Ralph

75 1998 Independent Director

Caesar Sweitzer

65 2014 Independent Director

Jim Turner

70 2005 Independent Director

William Urkiel

70 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Conway

Mr. John W. Conway has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as the Chairman and the CEO of the Company for over 15 years until his retirement as CEO effective January 1, 2016, as a member of the Board since 1997 and in other positions, both domestic and international, with the Company and its predecessors for over 40 years. He gives the Board seasoned leadership and an in-depth knowledge of the Company, especially its international business. Mr. Conway also serves as lead director of another publicly traded company.

Timothy Donahue

Mr. Timothy J. Donahue has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Crown Holdings Inc. He has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Donahue previously served as the Company’R Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2008. He was formerly Senior Vice President - Finance, a position he had held since 2000. Prior to that, he had served since 1991 as the Company's Controller. He joined Crown in 1990 as Manager of Domestic Accounting. Earlier in his career, Mr. Donahue was with the public accounting firm Price Waterhouse, now PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Thomas Kelly

Mr. Thomas A. Kelly is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Kelly previously served as Senior Vice President—Finance since 2009 and as Senior Vice President—Corporate Controller from 2001 to 2009. He was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of Crown Holdings, Inc. In addition to his responsibilities for the Company's internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, Mr. Kelly is responsible for the Company's tax department. Mr. Kelly's previous position was Vice President and Corporate Controller and prior to that he served as Assistant Controller. Mr. Kelly joined Crown in 1992 as Manager of International Accounting from Coopers & Lybrand, now PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Robert Bourque

Mr. Robert H. Bourque, Jr. is President - Asia Pacific Division of the company. Effect May 1 , 2016. Bourque is being promoted from his current position as Senior Vice President - Crown Beverage Packaging, China and Hong Kong. During his career, he has held positions of increasing responsibility within Crown's sales, manufacturing, and engineering organizations. He first joined Crown in 1993 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University .

Gerard Gifford

Mr. Gerard H. Gifford is President - European Division of the Company. Mr. Gifford has been with the Company for more than 29 years and has moved up in positions of progressive responsibility and leadership encompassing management, operations and customer relationships. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from Clarkson University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Djalma Novaes

Mr. Djalma Novaes is President - Americas Division of the Company. Mr. Novaes previously served as President of the Company’s joint venture, CROWN Embalagens Metalicas da Amazonia S.A. (“Crown Brazil”), since April 2014. Mr. Novaes served as the Chief Operating Officer of Fitesa, a subsidiary of Évora S.A., from March 2012 to April 2014. Before that, Mr. Novaes held a number of positions within the Company, including Director of Operations for Crown Brazil, as well as Area Manager and Vice President of Operations at CROWN Beverage Packaging North America. Mr. Novaes first joined Crown in 1998.

David Beaver

Mr. David A. Beaver is Vice President, Corporate Controller is Crown Holdings, Inc. Mr. Beaver previously served as Assistant Corporate Controller after joining the Company from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2010.

Thomas Fischer

Thomas T. Fischer is the Vice president- Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs of the Company.

James Miller

Mr. James H. Miller is Director of the Company. Mr. Miller brings to the Board leadership and other senior management experience, both domestic and international, from his role as former chairman and CEO of an international energy and utility holding company. Mr. Miller also brings to the Board significant safety and environmental and governmental relations and regulatory agency experience by virtue of his responsibilities at this highly regulated utility company.

Jenne Britell

Dr. Jenne K. Britell, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Britell brings to the Board a comprehensive understanding of U.S. and foreign business and regulatory matters gained through her experience as an executive officer of multi-national financial services companies and as the chief executive officer of a private company advising private equity and venture capital firms and other financial institutions. Dr. Britell’s experience in finance also qualifies her as an “audit committee financial expert” within the meaning of Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) regulations, and she chairs the Audit Committee of the Board. In addition, Dr. Britell chairs the board of another public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and serves or has recently served on the boards of directors and audit committees of a number of other publicly-traded companies.

Arnold Donald

Mr. Arnold W. Donald serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Donald brings to the Board leadership and other senior management experience and a deep understanding of the food industry from his prior role as chairman and CEO of a food industry company. In addition, Mr. Donald has broad experience in corporate governance as a CEO and director, past and present, of a number of other NYSE-listed companies in various industries.

William Little

Mr. William G. Little serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Little brings to the Board a deep knowledge of the global packaging business. Mr. Little gained extensive international experience as the chairman and CEO for over 12 years of a NYSE-listed international pharmaceutical packaging company. Mr. Little also has significant experience in corporate officer positions in the European and Asia-Pacific regions. He formerly served on the board of another publicly traded packaging company supplying the food and beverage industries.

Hans Loliger

Mr. Hans J. Loliger serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Löliger’s experience as president of a global packaging company and CEO of a global provider of security inks and integrated security solutions brings to the Board a seasoned understanding of global business and positioning. Mr. Löliger, a European national, serves as vice chairman and director of several non-U.S. companies, giving the Board, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee a distinct viewpoint on corporate governance and executive compensation.

Thomas Ralph

Mr. Thomas A. Ralph serves as Presiding Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ralph has a broad background in legal and corporate governance matters. He served as a partner, both in the U.S. and in Europe, of an international law firm for over 30 years, where his practice encompassed a broad range of international and domestic corporate matters, including acquisitions, divestitures, corporate finance and securities. Mr. Ralph brings to his position as Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Presiding Director of the Board a wide-ranging understanding of corporate governance. Mr. Ralph also has significant finance and accounting experience and serves on the Audit Committee.

Caesar Sweitzer

Mr.Caesar F. Sweitzer is Independent Director of the Company. He spent over 35 years in finance, primarily as an investment banker focusing on industrial companies. Mr. Sweitzer spent over 35 years in finance, primarily as an investment banker focusing on industrial companies. Mr. Sweitzer brings to the Board significant knowledge of the global packaging industry as well as finance and investment matters, such as acquisitions, dispositions and corporate finance. Mr. Sweitzer’s experience makes him a valuable member of the Audit Committee.

Jim Turner

Mr. Jim L. Turner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Turner’s extensive experience in the soft drink industry, and in particular his experience as owner and CEO of the largest independent soft drink bottler in the U.S., gives the Board deep insight into the industry of many of the Company’s significant customers. Mr. Turner has valuable experience in business development, finance and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Turner also serves as a director of a NYSE-listed food and beverage company.

William Urkiel

Mr. William S. Urkiel serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Urkiel’s experience as chief financial officer of a NYSE-listed provider of innovative document management systems and services brings to the Board both leadership skills and comprehensive knowledge of accounting, finance and corporate governance matters. Mr. Urkiel’s accounting and finance experience qualify him as an “audit committee financial expert” within the meaning of SEC regulations, and he serves on the Audit Committee. Mr. Urkiel also serves as director of another NYSE-listed company.