Thursday, February 4, 2010

Bemis Company Selects Tim Fliss as VP of Human Resources

NEENAH, Wis. - (Business Wire) Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Timothy S. Fliss as Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to joining Bemis Company, Mr. Fliss spent 19 years at Schneider National, Inc., where he was Executive Vice President of Human Resources. He also spent six years as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Fliss graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and received his Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh.

“Tim’s extensive human resources experience will provide another valuable resource to our leadership team and I look forward to his contributions," said Henry Theisen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bemis Company.
Fliss is replacing Eugene H. Seashore, who will assume a new role as Bemis’ Senior Vice President until his planned retirement in 2011. In his new role, he will focus on the integration of the Alcan Packaging Food Americas business.

"Gene has served as Bemis’ Vice President of Human Resources for the past 10 years and has done an outstanding job," said Henry Theisen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bemis Company. "We are fortunate to have the luxury of a transition period before his retirement next year and will benefit from his ongoing involvement with the integration of the Alcan Packaging Food Americas business after the closing.”

About Bemis Company, Inc.
Bemis Company is a major supplier of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, the Company is included in the S&P 500 index of stocks and reported 2009 net sales of $3.5 billion. The Company’s flexible packaging business has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis employs over 16,000 individuals in 61 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries around the world. More information about the Company is available at our website,

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