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November 30, 2015 8:49 AM ET

Containers and Packaging

Company Overview of MeadWestvaco Corporation

Company Overview

MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and agricultural industries worldwide. The company’s Food & Beverage segment offers packaging materials and paperboards, and beverage packaging machinery, as well as engages in the carton design and converting operations. It serves the food, food service, beverage, dairy, and tobacco end markets. Its Home, Health & Beauty segment designs and produces pumps, flip-top and applicator closures, plastic packaging material, trigger sprayers, aerosol actuators, hose-end sprayers, and spouted and applicator closures for the personal care, fragrance, home care, ...

501 South 5th Street

Richmond, VA 23219

United States

15,000 Employees



Key Executives for MeadWestvaco Corporation

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee
Age: 66
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 56
Executive Vice President of Global Operations
Age: 53
Senior Vice President and President of Community Development & Land Management Group
Age: 66
President of Center for Packaging Innovation
Age: 71
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

MeadWestvaco Corporation Key Developments

Meadwestvaco Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

MeadWestvaco announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,422 million against $1,467 million a year ago. LTM net income attributable to shareholders was $241 million. Adjusted LTM EBITDA was $993 million. EBITDA was $871 million. Segment income was $207 million against $193 million a year ago.

WestRock and MeadWestvaco Corporation, RockTenn Company of Canada Holdings Corp. and Compagnie de Holdings RockTenn du Canada Corp Enter into Credit Agreement

On July 1, 2015, WestRock and MeadWestvaco Corporation (company) entered into a credit agreement among WestRock, as borrower, RockTenn Company of Canada Holdings Corp./Compagnie de Holdings RockTenn du Canada Corp., as Canadian borrower, the other borrowers from time to time party thereto, the guarantors from time to time party thereto, the lenders from time to time party thereto, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and multicurrency agent. The credit agreement provides for a five-year senior unsecured term loan in an aggregate principal amount of $2,300,000,000 ($1,100,000,000 of which can be drawn on a delayed draw basis not later than nine months after the closing of the credit agreement) and a five-year senior unsecured revolving credit facility in an aggregate committed principal amount of $2,000,000,000. Certain proceeds of the credit facilities were used to repay loans outstanding under the existing company credit agreement and other indebtedness of WestRock’s subsidiaries and to pay fees and expenses incurred in connection with the transactions contemplated by the credit agreement. On July 1, 2015, after giving effect to the refinancing described above and the rollover of letters of credit outstanding under the existing credit agreement, WestRock had more than $3.5 billion of availability under the revolving credit facility and existing accounts receivable securitization facility, which may be used to provide ongoing working capital and for other general corporate purposes. The credit facilities are unsecured and, as of July 1, 2015, are guaranteed by the company and RockTenn.

MeadWestvaco Corporation(NYSE:MWV) dropped from S&P 500 Equal Weighted Index

MeadWestvaco Corporation(NYSE:MWV) dropped from S&P 500 Equal Weighted Index

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