Canmaking industry veteran Alan Hickman passes away

Alan Hickman, a long-standing member of the canmaking industry, has passed away.

Peter Strode, chief commercial officer at SLAC and founder of Intercan, said: “With sadness we report the recent passing of Alan Hickman.

“Alan’s life was dedicated to the canmaking industry and in a long and illustrious career he worked with, amongst others, Metal Box, Continental Can, PT Ancol Terang, and Intercan Group. He went on to form his own company NDH Ltd and worked across the world, in particular the Middle East.

“Having worked internationally he forged friendships and alliances wherever he went. He will be sadly missed by a large part of the industry in dozens of countries.

“Alan was able to spend more time in the past few years with his family, which was always paramount in his mind.

“He will be sadly missed by his wife Lynn, son Nicholas and his three year old grandson Finlay.”

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