MWV Senior Vice President Bruce V. Thomas to Present at Sustainable Brands International Conference

RICHMOND, Va.--()--Mr. Bruce Thomas, senior vice president, global market strategy and emerging markets at MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV), will deliver a keynote address at Sustainable Brands International 2008 titled: Targeting the Fastest Growing Regions of the World With Your Sustainable Solutions. The conference will be held December 9 - 11, 2008, in Miami Beach, Florida. Mr. Thomas will deliver his presentation on Thursday, December 11, at 9:40 a.m. EST.

Mr. Thomas will explore the growing opportunity to provide sustainable, innovative packaging solutions for customers in emerging markets like China, India, Brazil and Russia. He will discuss trends and insights into consumer behavior when it comes to sustainable products and packaging and share detailed case studies that demonstrate proven strategies for driving profitable growth in emerging markets while maintaining and promoting a strong commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

Mr. Thomas is a leading voice on the challenges and opportunities associated with business development in emerging markets. In his role as chief strategist for MWVs global market development, he leads several initiatives aimed at delivering profitable growth through innovation and expansion in key emerging markets such as China, India and South America. Mr. Thomas also leads MWVs fast-growing healthcare packaging business. MWV helps leading consumer products companies grow their brands around the world through innovative, effective and sustainable packaging solutions.

For additional information on Sustainable Brands International 2008, visit www.sustainablebrandsinternational.com.

To request a speaker from MWV for your meeting or event, please email leadershipcommunications@mwv.com.

About MWV

MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV), provides packaging solutions to many of the worlds most-admired brands in the healthcare, personal and beauty care, food, beverage, media and entertainment, and home and garden industries. The company's businesses also includes Consumer & Office Products, Specialty Chemicals, and the Community Development and Land Management Group, which sustainably manages the companys land holdings to support its operations, and to provide for conservation, recreation and development opportunities. With 23,000 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 the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit www.mwv.com.

Contacts

MeadWestvaco Corporation
Media Contact:
Alison von Puschendorf, +1 804-327-7284
mediainquiries@mwv.com
or
Investor Relations:
Jason Thompson, +1 804-201-2556

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Contacts

MeadWestvaco Corporation
Media Contact:
Alison von Puschendorf, +1 804-327-7284
mediainquiries@mwv.com
or
Investor Relations:
Jason Thompson, +1 804-201-2556