Mead Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Mead Corporation

    DAYTON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mead Corporation's (NYSE:   MEA)
 Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 17 cents per
 common share.  The payment of the dividend will be made on June 1, 2001, to
 shareowners of record May 7, 2001.
     The Mead Corporation, a forest products company with approximately $4.4
 billion in annual sales in 2000, is one of the leading North American
 producers of coated paper, coated paperboard and consumer and office products,
 a world leader in multiple packaging and specialty paper, and a producer of
 high-quality corrugating medium.  In management of the company's more than two
 million acres of forests, Mead is committed to practicing principled forest
 stewardship and using resources in a responsible and sustainable manner.  For
 additional information about Mead, visit the company's website at
 www.mead.com .
 
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    DAYTON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mead Corporation's (NYSE:   MEA)
 Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 17 cents per
 common share.  The payment of the dividend will be made on June 1, 2001, to
 shareowners of record May 7, 2001.
     The Mead Corporation, a forest products company with approximately $4.4
 billion in annual sales in 2000, is one of the leading North American
 producers of coated paper, coated paperboard and consumer and office products,
 a world leader in multiple packaging and specialty paper, and a producer of
 high-quality corrugating medium.  In management of the company's more than two
 million acres of forests, Mead is committed to practicing principled forest
 stewardship and using resources in a responsible and sustainable manner.  For
 additional information about Mead, visit the company's website at
 www.mead.com .
 
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