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MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and agricultural industries worldwide. The company operates through Food & Beverage; Home, Health & Beauty; Industrial; Specialty Chemicals; and Community Development and Land Management segments. The 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. The 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, lawn and garden, prescription drug, and healthcare end markets. The Industrial segment designs and produces corrugated packaging materials and solutions, virgin kraftliner, recycled material medium paperboards, and containerboards, as well as converts the boards and raw materials to corrugated packaging primarily for produce, meat, consumer products, and bulk goods. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures, markets, and distributes specialty chemicals, including performance chemicals used in printing inks, asphalt paving, and adhesives as well as in the agricultural, paper, and petroleum industries; and activated carbon products used in gas vapor emission control systems for automobiles and trucks, as well as applications for air, water, and food purification. The Community Development and Land Management segment develops and sells real estate properties; and entitles and improves tracts, as well as is involved in the planning of landholdings. The company sells its products through sales force, and paperboard merchants and distributors. MeadWestvaco Corporation was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

15,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1888

meadwestvaco corp (MWV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $592.8K
Executive Vice President of Global Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $473.7K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $494.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

meadwestvaco corp (MWV) Key Developments

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of MeadWestvaco Corp. of Pendency of Class Action Lawsuit

Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of MeadWestvaco Corp. of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the company in connection with the sale of the Company to Rock-Tenn Company. A complaint was filed in Delaware state court. Under the terms of the transaction, MWV shareholders will receive 0.78 shares of Rock-Tenn common stock for each common share of MWV they own. The proposed transaction is valued at approximately $9.7 billion. The claims concern whether the Board of MWV breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Rock-Tenn is underpaying for MWV shares.

MeadWestvaco Corporation Appoints Naveen Ganzu as Managing Director for its Operations in India

MeadWestvaco Corporation has appointed Naveen Ganzu as managing director for its operations in India. Mr. Ganzu will be responsible for leading MWV's paperboard and industrial packaging business in India, and will also work closely with the company's global consumer packaging businesses to expand growth in India. He will report directly to executive vice president Robert Feeser. Mr. Ganzu has three decades of experience in the industry, including as president of Motherson Sumi Systems and setting up Weir India as Managing Director and Country Head. He strategically led Weir to a leadership position in the Indian market, using a mix of organic and inorganic growth drivers.

MeadWestvaco Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, payable on March 2, 2015

MeadWestvaco Corporation announced that the company's Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made March 2, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business February 5, 2015.


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