OWENS-ILLINOIS,INC. (NYSE:OI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On October4, 2017, Owens-Illinois,Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Form8-K reporting that on October2, 2017 its Board of Directors (the “Board”) appointed Joseph D. Rupp as a director to the Company’s Board, effective immediately. At the time the Form8-K was filed, it was anticipated that Mr.Rupp would be appointed to Board committees at a later time.
On October10, 2017, the Board appointed Mr.Rupp to serve on the Audit Committee and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee, effective immediately.
About OWENS-ILLINOIS,INC. (NYSE:OI) Owens-Illinois, Inc. is engaged in the manufacturing of glass containers. The Company’s principal product lines are glass containers for the food and beverage industries. Its segments include Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. It produces glass containers for alcoholic beverages, including beer, flavored malt beverages, spirits and wine. It also produces glass packaging for a range of food items, soft drinks, teas, juices and pharmaceuticals. The Europe segment produces glass containers for the beer, wine, champagne, spirits and food markets. The North America segment has over 20 glass container manufacturing plants and over one distribution facility in the United States and Canada. The Latin America segment produces glass containers for beer, non-alcoholic beverages, spirits, flavored malt beverages, wine, food and pharmaceutical markets. The Asia Pacific segment primarily produces glass containers for the beer, wine, food and non-alcoholic beverage markets.