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David Hoover '67 Among Institutional Investor's 'Best CEOs in America'

March 23, 2006

David Hoover 2006.jpgMarch 23, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - R. David Hoover -- chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ball Corp. and 1967 graduate of DePauw University -- has been named one of the "Best CEOs in America" by Institutional Investor magazine. Hoover was honored as the top executive in the packaging division. The award, given annually, is based on voting by America's leading institutional investors "and as such represents a powerful vote of confidence in your managerial excellence by your biggest shareholders," notes publisher Christine Cavolina.

Read more, and access the complete listing of CEOs, at the magazine's Web site (a paid subscription is required).

Ball Corp Blue Logo.jpgA member of DePauw University's Board of Trustees, David Hoover "sits atop a company that is an example of how solid business practices, focus and foresight not only can sustain a corporation in tough times but also make it robust," wrote Dan Luzadder in the Denver Post. Read more in this previous story.

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high-quality metal and plastic packaging products and owns Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., which develops sensors, spacecraft, systems and components for government and commercial customers. Based in Broomfield, Colorado, Ball Corporation employs more than 13,100 people and reported 2005 sales of $5.8 billion. Visit the company online by clicking here.

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