EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2012--
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), a leading global manufacturer
and marketer of value-added plastic packaging and engineered materials,
today announced the appointment of David B. Heller to its Board of
Heller is the former Global Co-Head of the Securities Division at
Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he also served on the Management Committee.
He joined Goldman Sachs in 1989 in New York and spent significant time
living and working in Tokyo and London during his career with the firm.
He retired from Goldman in March of 2012.
Heller currently serves as a Trustee for the Acumen Fund, the New Museum
of Contemporary Art, Project Morry, and the Third Way. He earned a B.A.
from Harvard College and continues to be involved with the university as
Co-Chair of his class fundraising efforts.
“We are honored to have David join the Board of Berry Plastics. His
extensive background in the financial sector will prove beneficial as we
move the Company forward, pursuing strategic initiatives to develop
innovative new products for our customers and create increased value for
our shareholders,” said Jon Rich, Chairman and CEO of Berry Plastics.
About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading
manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. The Company is
a major producer of a wide range of products, including open top and
closed top packaging, polyethylene-based plastic films, industrial
tapes, medical specialties, flexible packaging, heat-shrinkable
coatings, specialty laminates, and FIBCs. With headquarters in
Evansville, Indiana, the Company serves over 13,000 customers, ranging
from large multinational corporations to small local businesses. For
additional information, visit the Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.
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"forward looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements
of Berry Plastics to be materially different from any future results,
performance, or achievements expressed or implied in such forward
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forward-looking statements, or to make any other forward-looking
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Source: Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964