Canadian Packaging

Crown gets new king

New president for Crown Food Packaging N.A.

April 25, 2011   by Canadian Packaging Staff

Crown Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced that James D. Wilson has been promoted to president of Crown Food Packaging North America.

The promotion marks his return to the food business, where he served as vice-president of sales and marketing for four years. Most recently, Wilson was president of Crown’s North American aerosol business, a position he has held since 2007.

“We are pleased to have Jim back in the food business, an area he knows well and will continue to grow thanks to his strong focus on organizational improvements and customer service,” says Raymond L. McGowan, president of Crown’s Americas Division. “We are confident that under Jim’s guidance, Crown will continue to play a key role in building customers’ brands with convenient, innovative packaging.”

A key technology in Crown Food Packaging North America’s portfolio is Easylift easy-open ends, which respond to market needs for better openability and enhanced visual appeal.

About Crown Holdings, Inc.

Crown Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. For more information, visit

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