James D. Wilson, MBA ’89

Jim 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, Jim 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.

Prior to joining Crown in 2003, Jim amassed commercial and general management experience at Reynolds Metals and Alcoa.

Mr. Wilson holds a bachelor of science degree from California State Polytechnic University and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management.

James D. Wilson, MBA ’89

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