Bemis Company Elects Edison Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Source: Bemis Company, Inc.
NEENAH, WISCONSIN, June 17, 2010 - Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Sheri H. Edison as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary. Ms. Edison joined Bemis from Hill-Rom, Inc. where she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.
“Sheri brings extensive business and corporate law experience to our leadership team, and I look forward to her counsel and contributions to Bemis Company,” said Henry Theisen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bemis Company.
Ms. Edison came to Bemis Company from Hill-Rom, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer and distributor, where she had been Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer since 2007. Prior to 2007, she held senior management and general counsel positions at Hill-Rom, Inc., Batesville Casket Company, and LTV Steel. She started her career working in private practice and spent several years as a mergers and acquisitions and securities attorney at Jones Day. Ms. Edison graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and received her law degree from the Northwestern School of Law.
About Bemis Company, Inc.
Bemis Company is a major supplier of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, the Company is included in the S&P 500 index of stocks and reported pro forma 2009 net sales, giving effect to the Food Americas acquisition, of US$4.9 billion. The Company's flexible packaging business has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis employs over 20,000 individuals in 84 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world. More information about the Company is available at our website, www.bemis.com.
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