Bemis Company, Inc. names Jorg Schneewind President of Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Oshkosh, Wisconsin, August 24, 2016 – Bemis Company, Inc. has named Jorg Schneewind President of Bemis Healthcare Packaging. Jorg will report to William F. Austen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bemis Company.

Jorg comes to Bemis from Freudenberg Medical, a design, development, and manufacturing partner to the medical device industry, with 11 sites and 1,500 employees across the US, Costa Rica, Europe and China.

Concurrent to Mr. Schneewind’s appointment, Paul Verbeten, President of Bemis Healthcare Packaging, will retire in October 2016 after a successful 32-year career with Bemis Company. Paul has made tremendous contributions to Bemis, including developing the Company’s healthcare packaging business into a global leader for medical device packaging. Paul has served as President of Bemis Healthcare Packaging (formerly known as Perfecseal) since 1999.

Verbeten commented, “I am pleased to welcome Jorg to Bemis Healthcare Packaging. Jorg is a proven leader, and I am confident that he will ensure the continued success of both our customers and our business.”


With locations in Oshkosh, WI; New London, WI; Mankato, MN; Carolina, Puerto Rico; Clara, Ireland; Derry, Northern Ireland; Selangor, Malaysia; and Suzhou, China, Bemis Healthcare Packaging specializes in the manufacture of coextruded, laminated, and flexible forming films, foil barrier laminations, pouches, bags, thermoformed trays, lids, heat seal coated DuPont™ Tyvek® and medical grades of paper.


Bemis creates exceptional packaging for food, consumer product, healthcare, and industrial applications. Bemis reported 2015 net sales of $4.1 billion. Bemis has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Founded in 1858, and today headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis employs approximately 18,000 individuals worldwide. More information about Bemis is available at

For additional information, please contact:

Terri Groth
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: 920-527-7047
Bemis Healthcare Packaging

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