(May 29, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – Mark your calendars, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today that it has executed a five-year, multi-property license agreement with MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products, a division of MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), to create an array of licensed products across multiple property lines. Widely regarded as the calendar vendor of choice, MWV Consumer & Office Products will create a variety of products featuring the likes of entertainment properties such as Looney Tunes, Harry Potter, Scooby-Doo, Gossip Girl, Hanna-Barbera, Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz. Additionally, starting with the 2010 calendar year, MeadWestvaco will create offerings based on the highly anticipated October 16, 2009, theatrical release “Where the Wild Things Are.” “MeadWestvaco is a respected industry leader and we’re excited to be working with them to continue to bring our vast library of fan favorites to consumers everywhere,” said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President, Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Licensed products featuring the properties will include wall and boxed calendars, activity calendars, desk pads, planners and agendas, engagement calendars, daily calendars, pockets planners and more. “Few properties are as beloved as the characters of Warner Bros. and MeadWestvaco is thrilled to be able to unveil products featuring many of these all-time favorites,” said John Draper, Vice President of Marketing, MWV Consumer & Office Products. “We have been an industry leader in the consumer and office products market for decades, and this alliance only serves to enhance the depth and breadth of our offerings.” Calendars and licensed products will be available at retailers nationwide, during the third quarter of 2009. About MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products, a division of the MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), is the leading manufacturer and marketer of the most trusted brands in school supplies, office products, planning, and organizing tools, including Mead®, Five Star®, AT-A-GLANCE®, DayMinder®, Cambridge®, Academie®, Day Runner® and Amcal® brands, among others. MWV Consumer & Office Products produces notebooks, folders, decorative calendars, stationery products, and time management and personal organizers for every stage of life. For more information, please visit www.mead.com. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc Harry Potter Publishing Rights © J.K. Rowling. LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. ™ & © Hanna-Barbera.
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