Berry Plastics Appoints Rodgers Greenawalt Executive Vice President - Operations

  Berry Plastics Appoints Rodgers Greenawalt Executive Vice President -

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- June 21, 2013

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced today that it has appointed
Rodgers Greenawalt, who currently serves as Executive Vice President of
Product Management for Berry Plastics’ Rigid Open Top division, to the
position of Executive Vice President – Operations.

Greenawalt assumes his new role July 1, 2013, in connection with the
retirement of Randall (Randy) Becker as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer,
who earlier this year announced his intention to retire. As EVP - Operations,
Greenawalt will provide strategic leadership for the Company-wide Operations,
Safety, Product Development, and Creative Services teams. Becker will remain
with the Company for a short period of time to help with the transition of his
operational responsibilities.

“On behalf of Berry Plastics and its Board of Directors, I extend our sincere
appreciation to Randy for his 24 years of service to the Company,” said Jon
Rich, Berry Plastics’ Chairman and CEO. “Randy’s outstanding leadership and
the contributions he made helped to build Berry Plastics’ solid foundation.”

Rich added, “Rodgers has a well-rounded and extensive background in the
packaging industry including experience in manufacturing, supply chain,
product management, and finance. I look forward to working closely with him as
we plan the commercialization of exciting new products.”

Greenawalt joined Berry Plastics more than 17 years ago through its
acquisition of Venture Packaging. Throughout this time, he held a broad range
of management positions, most recently serving as EVP of Product Management
for the Company’s Rigid Open Top division, prior to which he served as EVP
Operations for the Company’s Rigid Closed Top division. Greenawalt holds
Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management from Clemson

About Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic
consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized
solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.8 billion in fiscal
2012. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company’s common
stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY.
For additional information, visit the Company’s website at


Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Media Contact:
Eva Schmitz, 812-306-2424
Investor Contact:
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964
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