MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, announces that Mike Stuckey, senior director, Food Packaging, will present at Packaging Digest’s inaugural conference, Innovations in Food & Beverage Packaging, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago on Wednesday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST. The session titled, “Novel Technologies,” features Stuckey, among other industry influencers, discussing the creative business strategies and processes used to design, develop and produce the most advanced packaging solutions for food and beverage products. Stuckey will elaborate on MWV’s efforts to redefine barrier packaging with innovative, more sustainable paperboard-based alternatives. He will discuss the evolving environmental mindset amongst consumers today and the opportunities for food and beverage companies to meet changing consumer needs while differentiating their products through more sustainable packaging. Stuckey has been with MWV since February 2008. In his current role, he is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive, long-term strategies for the Evertain food packaging business which focuses on creating barrier solutions that lock in freshness and taste. With over 4,500 patents worldwide, MWV uses consumer research and a sophisticated development process to create unique packaging solutions to support brand value. The combination of consumer insights with market knowledge helps to create solutions that benefit the consumer, the retailer, and the brand. For more information on MWV’s food packaging solutions, please visit http://www.meadwestvaco.com/FoodPackaging/index.htm. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), provides packaging solutions to many of the world’s most-admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. The company's businesses also include Specialty Chemicals, and the Community Development and Land Management Group, which sustainably manages the company’s land holdings to support its operations, and to provide for conservation, recreation and development opportunities. With 17,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. MWV manages all of its forestlands in accordance with internationally recognized forest certification standards, and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for seven consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.mwv.com.