Greif, Inc. Announces 2015 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

DELAWARE, Ohio ‐‐ June 2, 2015 ‐‐ Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced plans to release the company's 2015 second quarter financial results prior to the market opening on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. A conference call is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

Beginning this quarter and consistent with Greif’s ongoing commitment to enhance transparency, Greif will provide a copy of prepared conference call slides and remarks in combination with the earnings press release on June 9. The materials are offered to provide shareholders and analysts additional time and detail for analyzing Greif's results. The remarks will be available at www.greif.com/investors and will not be repeated during the call.

The company encourages interested investors, analysts and portfolio managers to now submit questions regarding Greif's quarterly performance and transformation to investors@Greif.com. Questions will be accepted until Tuesday, June 9 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The company will address both previously submitted questions and questions asked during the call.

The June 10th call will be hosted by David Fischer, President and Chief Executive Officer; Larry Hilsheimer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Pete Watson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

To participate in the conference call, domestic callers should call 877‐485‐3107. The number for international and local callers is +1 201‐689‐8427. Phone lines will open at 9:50 a.m. ET. A digital replay of the conference call will be available approximately one hour following the call on the company’s web site at www.greif.com.

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200

Sites in 40+ countries

Our global reach is near you

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13,000

Employees

Our people — principled, intelligent and reliable — reaffirm our reputation for integrity every day with their every action

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140

Years of experience

For the past 140 years, the world’s most important products have travelled around the world in Greif industrial packaging

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