Richmond, Virginia, USA, 26 January 2009 — MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of USD 0.23 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made on 02 March 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on 05 February 2009.
MeadWestvaco Corporation, provides packaging solutions to many of the world’s 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 company’s land holdings to support its operations, and to provide for conservation, recreation, and development opportunities. With 22,000 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, visit www.mwv.com.