Crown Holdings, Inc. Promotes Rost, Expands Global Sustainability Team and Establishes Executive Sustainability Committee
Crown Holdings, Inc. announced that Dr. John Rost has been promoted to Vice President, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs. In this role, he will be responsible for managing all aspects of Crown's sustainability and product regulatory efforts on a global basis and will report directly to Gerard H. Gifford, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Rost, who joined the Company in 1997 and has taken on roles of increasing responsibility within the Corporate Technologies group, was most recently Director, Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs. As part of the expansion of the global sustainability team, Crown has also appointed Keila Hand as Director of Sustainability. Most recently with PepsiCo as Director of Environmental Sustainability for their Asia, Middle East and North Africa Division, Ms. Hand had previously held roles with responsibility for sustainability strategies and environment, health and safety (EHS) for organizations including the World Wildlife Fund, International Paper Company and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She will report directly to Dr. Rost.