Greif, Inc. Declares First Quarter 2012 Dividends

Date: 2012-02-27

DELAWARE, Ohio (Feb. 27, 2012) – The Board of Directors of Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) today declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.42 per share of Class A Common Stock and $0.63 per share of Class B Common Stock.

The dividends are payable on April 1, 2012 to shareholders of record at close of business on March 20, 2012.