Dr. Daniel A. Abramowicz

Crown Holdings

Dan Abramowicz is Crown’s Chief Technology Officer with global responsibility for innovation and technology development across Crown’s business platforms.  These efforts include new product design, new process development, material developments, engineering, modelling, process monitoring and cost reductions across the breadth of Crown’s packaging products (food cans and ends; beverage cans and ends; aerosol containers; metal vacuum closures; specialty packaging; and packaging equipment).  In addition, Dr. Abramowicz heads Crown’s Environment, Health and Safety Organization and Crown’s Sustainability Initiative.

Before joining Crown, Dr. Abramowicz was a Technical Director in GE’s Global Research Center.  In this leadership role he was responsible for innovation and technology development across GE’s Industrial and Consumer Businesses, including Appliances, Lighting, Transportation Systems, Industrial Control Systems and Electrical Distribution & Control.  

Dr. Abramowicz received his B.S. degree in Chemistry and his B.A. degree in Mathematics & Computer Science from St. Francis University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry from Princeton University.  

Dr. Abramowicz is an active volunteer for non-profit organizations and he is currently serving in several leadership roles with such organizations, including Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees at Salus University; Chair of the Executive Corporate Board and member of the Board of Trustees of The Franklin Institute; and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Conwell-Egan Catholic High School.  He is also the Past-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Innovation Research Interchange, the Advisory Board of Clemson’s Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Science and the Board of Governors of the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni.

Dr. Abramowicz has also been recognized with several honors for alumni, being elected to the Andrew Fleming West Society of Princeton University, the Wall-of Fame of Conwell-Egan Catholic High School, and with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in Science from St. Francis University.