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Scott Ullem '89 Joins Board of Berry Plastics Group

Scott Ullem '89 Joins Board of Berry Plastics Group

August 2, 2016

Scott B. Ullem, corporate vice president and chief financial officer of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), a 1989 DePauw University graduate, has been appointed to the board of directors of Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY).

"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."

Berry is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of innovative consumer packaging and engineered specialty materials. At Edwards Lifesciences, a global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, Ullem has responsibility for global finance, information technology, investor relations and enterprise risk management.

EAST COLLEGE TOWER"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," notes Berry's announcement.

Ullem previously served as vice president and CFO ofBemis Company, Inc., and has worked in the investment banking divisions of both the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Bank of America Corporation.

A political science major at DePauw, Scott Ullem later earned a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. He is a former member of DePauw's Board of Visitors.

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