GREIF, INC. (NYSE:GEF) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

GREIF, INC. (NYSE:GEF) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02

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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Item 5.02(b)

On January 9, 2019, Patrick J. Norton, currently a director of Greif, Inc. (the “Company”), announced that he will not stand for re-election and is retiring from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) as of the end of his current term of office, which will expire prior to the Company’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, expected to be held on February 26, 2019 (the “2019 Annual Meeting”). Mr. Norton has been a director of the Company since 2003. Mr. Norton’s decision to retire and not stand for re-election is not the result of any disagreement with the Company.

Item 5.03

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or By-laws; Change in Fiscal Year.

Item 5.03(a)

As of January 9, 2019, the Board adopted an amendment to the Company’s By-Laws to decrease the size of the Board from ten to nine, effective prior to the 2019 Annual Meeting. The full text of the amendment to the By-Laws is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

Description of Exhibit

Amendment to By-Laws adopted by the Board of Directors of Greif, Inc. on January 9, 2019

GREIF INC Exhibit
EX-3.01 2 exhibitno31.htm EXHIBIT 3.01 Exhibit Exhibit No. 3.1Amendment to Second Amended and Restated By-Laws,…
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About GREIF, INC. (NYSE:GEF)

Greif, Inc. is a producer of industrial packaging products and services. The Company operates through four business segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging; Flexible Products & Services, and Land Management. In the Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment, the Company produces rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fire and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers and closure systems, and offers services, such as container life cycle management, blending, filling, logistics, warehousing and other packaging services. In the Paper Packaging segment, the Company sells containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers and other corrugated products. In the Flexible Products & Services segment, the Company produces flexible intermediate bulk containers and offers related services. In the Land Management segment, the Company is focused on the harvesting and regeneration of the United States timber properties.

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