NEENAH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 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
ABOUT BEMIS COMPANY, INC.
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, www.bemis.com.
Source: Bemis Company, Inc.
Bemis Company, Inc.
Melanie E. R. Miller, 920-527-5045
President, Investor Relations and Treasurer