Richmond, Virginia, USA, 25 January 2010 — MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of USD 0.23 per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made on 01 March 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on 04 February 2010.
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, media and entertainment, home and garden, tobacco, and commercial print industries. The company's businesses also include 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 20,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. MeadWestvaco 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 sixth consecutive year. For more information, visit www.mwv.com.