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John W. Conway

What is 'John W. Conway'

The chairman, president and CEO of Philadelphia-based Crown Holdings, a company that produces metal packaging such as soft drink cans, candy tins and aerosol containers for beauty products and industrial products. When Conway became CEO in 2001, the company had a large market share but a recession was hurting its business. Conway cut costs by closing several of the company's plants. He also oversaw the company's expansion in Vietnam, Cambodia and the Middle East and the sale of its cosmetics packaging business and global plastic closures business.

Explaining 'John W. Conway'

Born in 1945, Conway holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School and has also been a board member of PPL and West Pharmaceutical Services. Conway began his career with Continental Can International, which was acquired by Crown Cork & Seal in 1991 and became Crown Holdings in 2003. He became president and COO of Crown in 1991 and CEO and chairman in 2001.


Further Reading


A typology of resilience: rethinking institutions for sustainable development
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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

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journals.sagepub.com [PDF]
… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

Mortality of Wood Warbler Mortality of Wood Warbler
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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

Affective responses to images in print advertising: Affect integration in a simultaneous presentation contextAffective responses to images in print advertising: Affect integration in a simultaneous presentation context
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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

Evaluating the conservation mission of zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and natural history museumsEvaluating the conservation mission of zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and natural history museums
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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …

Repressive coping style and suppression of pain-related thoughts: Effects on responses to acute pain inductionRepressive coping style and suppression of pain-related thoughts: Effects on responses to acute pain induction
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… Institutions for Sustainable Development John W. Handmer Stephen R. Dovers Australian National University Abstract … Mostly, we seek simply to maintain the present overall political and economic structure, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 4,1996 482-511 …



Q&A About John W. Conway


Who bought out Continental Can International ?

Crown Cork & Seal

What is the name of the chairman, president and CEO?

John W. Conway

What does it make ?

Metal packaging such as soft drink cans, candy tins , aerosol containers for beauty products , industrial products .

When did Conway become CEO?

In 21.

How did Conway respond to this situation?

He cut costs by closing several of the company's plants. He also oversaw the company's expansion in Vietnam, Cambodia and the Middle East and sale of its cosmetics packaging business and global plastic closures business.

Where is Crown Holdings located?

Philadelphia-based Crown Holdings, a company that produces metal packaging such as soft drink cans, candy tins and aerosol containers for beauty products and industrial products.

What was happening to the business at this time?

A recession was hurting its business.

When did he begin his career with Continental Can International which was acquired by Crown Cork & Seal in 1991 becoming Crown Holdings in 23?

In 1991 when he became president and COO of Crown in 1991 and CEO and chairman in 21 .

Who is on PPL board with him ?

Robert Dineen Jr., James Hance Jr., David Larkin, William Rastetter