EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2016--
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY), a leading global manufacturer
and marketer of innovative consumer packaging and engineered specialty
materials, today announced the appointment of Scott B. Ullem to its
Board of Directors.
Since January 2014, Ullem has served as Chief Financial Officer for
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in
patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical
care monitoring. In this capacity, Ullem has responsibility for global
finance, information technology, investor relations and enterprise risk
As a key member of Edwards’ executive leadership team, Ullem has helped
drive business initiatives that have resulted in the creation of
meaningful innovations with global application, as well as sales growth,
strong financial performance, and increases in shareholder value.
Before joining Edwards, Ullem held executive positions in the banking
and packaging industries. Ullem received a bachelor's degree in
political science from DePauw University and a master's degree in
business administration from Harvard Business School.
"On behalf of Berry Plastics and its Directors, I would like to welcome
Scott to our Board,” said Jon Rich, Chairman and CEO of Berry Plastics.
“Scott’s career and industry experience will further strengthen our
Board’s existing business acumen, while bringing additional insights and
perspectives on the industries and markets we serve.”
About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic
consumer packaging and engineered specialty materials delivering
high-quality customized solutions to our customers. The Company’s world
headquarters is located in Evansville, Indiana, with pro forma net sales
of $6.7 billion in fiscal 2015 and is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY. For additional information, visit
the Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.
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