Bemis Company Elects William Jackson as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

  Bemis Company Elects William Jackson as Vice President and Chief Technology

Business Wire

NEENAH, Wis. -- March 6, 2013

Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors
has elected William E. Jackson, PhD as Vice President and Chief Technology
Officer of Bemis Company, Inc., reporting to Henry Theisen, Bemis’ President
and Chief Executive Officer. As Bemis' Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Jackson
will be responsible for leveraging Bemis’ research and development
capabilities across our global operations and diversified applications.

"Bill brings extensive global research and product development expertise to
our leadership team, and I look forward to his contributions to the future
growth of Bemis Company," said Henry Theisen, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Bemis Company.

Dr. Jackson joins Bemis from Dow Chemical where he participated on Dow's
technology leadership team and held the position of Vice President, Global
Research & Development - Dow Building and Construction, a $2 Billion global
polymer business. Prior to Dow, he spent 16 years with GE, in Plastics,
Lighting, and Appliances in leadership R&D, market development, and
application engineering roles. In addition, Jackson serves as Chairman of the
US Industrial Advisory Board to the Department of Energy US/China Clean Energy
Research Center. He received his BS in Geology from the College of Wooster and
received his MS and Ph.D. from Stanford University in Geology, with an
emphasis in Material Science and Geochemistry.

Bemis Company, Inc. is a major supplier of packaging and pressure sensitive
materials used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other
companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, Bemis Company is included in the S&P 500
index of stocks and reported 2012 net sales of $5.1 billion. Bemis has a
strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and
laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin,
Bemis employs approximately 20,000 individuals worldwide. More information
about Bemis is available at our website,


Bemis Company, Inc.
Melanie E. R. Miller, 920-527-5045
Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
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