John Thiersch
Vice President Engineering and Technical Services

John Thiersch is Vice President Engineering and Technical Services of BWAY Corp.

John was appointed to his current position in August 2016. He leads the engineering and quality teams and is responsible for designing and implementing BWAY’s strategy for step-change technologies to improve the overall efficiencies of the metal segment.

With more than 30 years of can making and overall manufacturing experience, John brings expertise in environmental, health and safety standards, cost reduction initiatives, six sigma/lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and process re-engineering.

John started his career with Davies Can Co. in 1986 which later became part of BWAY Corp. He has held progressively senior roles from Quality Control to Vice President of Manufacturing.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio and has completed the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.

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