Colin Gillis is president of leading canmaker Ball Corporation’s operations in Europe. He joined the company in 1973 at its food and beverage can plant at Montreal in Canada where he managed production planning.
After working as plant manager in a number of Canada and US plants he was in 2007 appointed operations chief and then president of Ball Asia Pacific.
A period as president of Latapack-Ball Embalagens in Brazil was followed by being appointed president of Beverage Packaging Europe, based in Switzerland. Since Ball’s acquisition of Rexam, Gillis is located at the Ball Packaging Europe head office in the UK.