Former Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc.,

Executive Robert J. Truitt Installed as
Chairman of Aria Health’s Board of Directors

Robert J. Truitt, former Executive with the Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. in Philadelphia, PA, was recently installed as Chairman of Aria Health’s Board of Directors.  This governing board provides oversight and approval for the strategic, operational and financial activities of Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County.

Mr. Truitt held numerous positions of progressive responsibility during his 35 years with Crown Cork & Seal Company, beginning as a production control clerk. His national and international experience includes such positions as Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, Vice President of Manufacturing, Senior Vice President of Operations, Executive Vice President of Operations, and President of the Beverage Division for eight years before retiring in 2008.

He is currently on the Board of Trustees at Holy Family University, and the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Council.  He is Chairman of the Board of St. Christopher School, and recently served on LaSalle University's Business Advisory Board, the Wharton School of Business-Labor/Management Council, the Can Manufacturer’s Institute, and the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce.  He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Northeast YMCA.  He has been a guest professor at LaSalle University and the Rutgers University School of Business and served as Executive in Residence at Rutgers University for 2 years.  He is also a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

After serving in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years, Mr. Truitt attended Temple University where he majored in Industrial Management.  He also attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, for Economics and Finance. He received a certificate upon completion of Harvard University’s Executive Program. He was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, L.D.H., from Holy Family University.

A resident of Feasterville, PA, Bob and his wife Gerry have four children and six grandchildren. Mr. Truitt currently serves as Adjunct Professor at LaSalle University and Rutgers University, teaching in the MBA program.


About Aria Health
Aria Health is the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County.  With three leading-edge community hospitals and a strong network of outpatient centers and primary care physicians, Aria upholds a longstanding tradition of bringing advanced medicine and personal care to the many communities it serves.


For more information call 1-877-808-ARIA (2742) or visit ARIAHEALTH.org.