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Scott Ullem '89 to Become VP & CFO of Bemis

Scott Ullem '89 to Become VP & CFO of Bemis

February 4, 2010

scott ullem.jpgFebruary 4, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — The board of directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) today announced the approval of a succession plan for the company's chief financial officer. On May 6, Gene C. Wulf will step down as the CFO and assume a new role as executive vice president. Scott B. Ullem, a 1989 DePauw University graduate who is currently Bemis' vice president of finance, will assume the title of vice president and chief financial officer.

Ullem joined Bemis in 2008. Previously he served as co-head of diversified industries in Bank of America's global corporate & investment banking Division. Before that, Ullem spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in New York and Chicago, and was managing director of the firm's investment banking division.

"Scott has been an integral part of our management team since he joined Bemis in 2008," says Henry Theisen, Bemis' president and chief executive officery. "He has been intimately involved in the development of corporate strategy, including the strategic planning and negotiation activities associated with our planned Alcan Packaging Food Americas acquisition. On behalf of the board, I congratulate Scott on his new role and look forward to his continuing contributions to Bemis' growth and success in the years ahead."Bemis-logo.jpg

A political science major at DePauw, Scott Ullem later earned a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

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