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Today, Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) announced the appointment of Dr. Robert (Bob) Tatterson as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Tatterson will be responsible for technology strategy and innovation focused on driving growth. “Bob is an accomplished leader and a proven innovator whose extensive business and technical experience will play an important role in further creating the new Sealed Air,” said Jerome A. Peribere, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sealed Air. “This includes increasing revenue of new solutions through our SmartLife® initiative which is designed to advance the environmental sustainability goals of our customers.” Dr. Tatterson’s career includes a successful track record of innovation and development of advanced materials and industrial products. He joins Sealed Air from Brady Corporation where he was Corporate Vice President of R&D and Chief Technology Officer. At Brady, a publicly traded diverse industrial products company, Dr. Tatterson was responsible for driving growth through new product and process innovations across all business units. During his time at Brady Dr. Tatterson reduced go-to-market cycle time for new products while also reducing quality issues significantly. Previously, Mr. Tatterson held a variety of leadership and technical roles with GE Corporate Research and GE Plastics including Technology General Manager for the Specialty Film and Sheet business and Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Dr. Tatterson holds a Ph.D. and M.S., Chemical Engineering from The University of Michigan and a B.S., Chemical Engineering from Ohio State University. About Sealed Air Sealed Air is a global leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. With widely recognized and inventive brands such as Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Diversey TM brand cleaning and hygiene solutions, Sealed Air offers efficient and sustainable solutions that create business value for customers, enhance the quality of life for consumers and provide a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. Sealed Air generated revenue of approximately $7.6 billion in 2012, and has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com. Sealed Air SmartLife® SmartLife® is our initiative to innovate solutions for several of today’s biggest social and environmental global challenges while driving economic growth. It is designed to accelerate the progress our customers are making toward achieving their sustainability goals by providing solutions that fit their specific needs without sacrificing performance or cost competitiveness. We achieve this, in part, by incorporating life cycle thinking that results in a holistic approach for looking beyond the product and to consider the value chain where the product is part of a broader life cycle involving sourcing, distribution, use and even disposal.