PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that manufacturing industry executive Rose Lee has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. The Board now has 13 members.
Ms. Lee is President, DuPont Protection Solutions, a global business segment of E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD), which includes four business units with 15 manufacturing sites, 4 joint ventures and 5,000 employees worldwide. The segment manufactures and distributes notable DuPont brands such as Tyvek®, Kevlar® and Corian®.
Prior to joining DuPont in 2015, Ms. Lee spent 15 years with Saint-Gobain in a number of general management, strategic planning and information technology roles, each with increasing responsibility. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Innovative Materials Sector between 2010 and 2015. Prior to joining Saint-Gobain, she held various engineering and management positions at Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies company, where she worked on projects ranging from implementing lean manufacturing to designing a 3-D turbine for aircraft jet engines. She was also a senior consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York City.
Ms. Lee earned her Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She served as a member of the Economic Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Inc. and is a member of the Forum of Executive Women in Philadelphia.
John W. Conway, Chairman of the Board, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Rose to the Board. In addition to extensive general management experience and proven leadership abilities, Rose brings to the Company a deep knowledge of operations, engineering and technology as well as a broad global perspective."
About Crown Holdings, Inc.
Crown Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing Companies around the world. World headquarters are located in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit www.crowncork.com.
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