Sheri Edison

by LP Green, II
Sheri Edison
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
Bemis Company, Inc.

Sheri Edison is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Bemis Company, Inc., a major supplier of flexible packaging used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare and other industries worldwide.


At Bemis, Edison’s responsibilities include overseeing the enterprise project management office, corporate governance, global risk management, compliance and legal operations.


Prior to Bemis, Edison held senior management and general counsel positions at Hill-Rom, Inc., Hillenbrand Industries and LTV Steel. She started her career working in private practice and spent several years as a mergers and acquisitions and securities attorney at Jones Day.


Edison currently serves on the Boards of AK Steel and the Fox Valley Community Foundation.


Edison is a member and Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and an alumnae of the DirectWomen Board Institute.


Edison was recognized in Black Enterprise’s List of Most Powerful Executives in North America in 2017, and she was named to Savoy magazine’s 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. She was also recognized by Directors and Boards Magazine as one of the publication’s 2017 Directors to Watch.

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