PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT, RETIREMENT
AND CONSULTING SERVICES
This Part-Time Employment, Retirement and Consulting Services Agreement ("Agreement") between Duane E.
Emerson ("Emerson"), on the one hand, and Ball Corporation ("Ball"), on the other hand, is made with respect to
the following facts.
A. Emerson is employed by Ball as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and has provided
written notification to Ball of his intent to be employed on a part-time basis beginning February 1, 1997, and
ending July 31, 1997, and to retire effective at the close of business on July 31, 1997.
B. Emerson and Ball have agreed to enter into this Agreement for the purpose of facilitating Emerson's part-time
employment and subsequent retirement.
Based on the foregoing facts, and in exchange for the covenants contained herein, and other good and valuable
consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by Emerson, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1. Effective February 1, 1997, Emerson shall be employed on a part-time basis, approximately eighty (80) hours
per month, as Consultant to the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and not as a corporate officer.
2. During the period February 1, 1997, and ending July 31, 1997 ("Part-Time Period"), Emerson will be
employed to provide services in the area of executive compensation and to advise Ball management in areas
related to his prior responsibilities as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. During the Part-
Time Period, Emerson's services will be provided on a schedule and in locations to be mutually agreed between
Emerson and George A. Sissel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Emerson's compensation for
the Part-Time Period shall be Fourteen Thousand Three Hundred and Forty Dollars ($14,340.00) per month, to
be paid on a biweekly basis. Emerson will not participate in Ball's EVA IC Plan on or after the commencement of
the Part-Time Period.
3. During the Part-