SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of the report (Date of earliest event reported): January 4, 2019
CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|500 Charles Ewing Boulevard, Ewing, New Jersey||08628|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (609) 806-1200
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
As previously disclosed, Louis H. Tursi, Jr. advised Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (the Company) in February of 2018 that he intended to retire from his position as the Companys Executive Vice President, North America Sales, in the first quarter of 2019. Mr. Tursi retired from the Company on January 4, 2019.
The Companys Board of Directors appointed Paul Wood to succeed Mr. Tursi as the Companys Executive Vice President North America Sales. From August 2016 to February 2018, Mr. Wood was the Executive Vice President at Acosta, a large private-equity owned brokerage and sales agency, where he managed several thousand employees focused on growing Consumer Packaged Goods client businesses at Walmart and Sams Club. From December 2010 to August 2016, Mr. Wood was General Manager for a multi-billion AT&T business at Samsung Electronics America and from August 2006 to December 2010, Mr. Wood was Vice President, Sales-Walmart for WhiteWave Foods. Mr. Wood also held various positions with increasing responsibility at H.J. Heinz and Frito Lay.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC.|
|Date: January 10, 2019||By:||/s/ Patrick de Maynadier|
|Name:||Patrick de Maynadier|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|