TREEHOUSE FOODS, INC. (NYSE:THS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 9.01. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 4, 2018, TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (the “Company” or “TreeHouse”) increased the size of its Board of Directors (the “Board”) from nine to ten members and appointed Jean Spence to the Board, effective immediately, to fill the newly created vacancy, with a term expiring at the 2020 annual meeting of the stockholders.
Ms. Spence will receive the same compensation paid to other non-employee directors of TreeHouse.
Ms. Spence, 60, an independent consultant, was formerly Executive Vice President of Research, Development & Quality at Mondelēz International, Inc. Prior to 2012, Ms. Spence served in the same capacity at Mondelēz International, Inc.’s parent company, Kraft Foods, Inc.She has represented the food industry on the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council, and Kraft Foods, Inc. on the International Food Sciences Institute board. Ms. Spence serves on the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG and is chair of the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.Ms. Spence earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Spence and any other person to which Ms. Spence was selected as a director of TreeHouse.There is no transaction in which Ms. Spence has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Spence’s appointment to the Board is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. ExhibitEX-99.1 2 ths-ex991_6.htm EX-99.1 ths-ex991_6.htm Exhibit 99.1 NEWS RELEASE Media Contact: Brian Pitts (312) 475-5921 Investor Relations Contact: PI Aquino (708) 483-1331 TreeHouse Foods,…To view the full exhibit click
About TREEHOUSE FOODS, INC. (NYSE:THS)
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. is a consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturing company. The Company’s segments include North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export. It manufactures a range of shelf stable, refrigerated and fresh products. Its product categories include beverages, salad dressings, snacks, beverage enhancers, pickles, Mexican and other sauces, soup and infant feeding, cereals, dry dinners, aseptic products, jams and other products. The Company offers its services to retail grocery, food away from home, and industrial and export customers. It has approximately 20 manufacturing facilities across the United States and Canada. With its offering of packaging formats and flavor profiles, the Company also offers natural, organic and preservative-free ingredients in various categories. It supplies to approximately 200 food retail customers in North America.