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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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SCHEDULE 14A

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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on April 30, 2020.

 

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Meeting Information

      
         CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC.    

 

Meeting Type:         Annual Meeting

   
       For holders as of:    March 3, 2020    
  

 

 

 

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CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC.

PRINCETON SOUTH CORPORATE PARK

500 CHARLES EWING BOULEVARD

EWING, NJ 08628

      Date:    April 30, 2020        Time: 12:00 p.m. EDT    
     

Location:  Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

    Princeton South Corporate Park

    500 Charles Ewing Boulevard

    Ewing, NJ 08628

 

   
   

 

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Voting Items      

 

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following nominees:

 

1.

Election of five nominees to serve as directors for a term of one year;

Nominees:

 

  1a.

James R. Craigie

 

  1b.

Bradley C. Irwin

 

  1c.

Penry W. Price

 

  1d.

Janet S. Vergis

 

  1e.

Arthur B. Winkleblack

 

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following proposals:

 

2.

An advisory vote to approve compensation of our named executive officers;

 

3.

Proposal to amend and restate the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to give holders of 25% of Company stock that meet certain requirements the right to request a special meeting;

 

4.

Proposal to amend and restate the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate certain supermajority voting requirements to amend certain of its provisions;

 

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Proposal to amend and restate the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to move certain advance notice requirements with respect to director nominees and other proposals submitted by stockholders to the Company’s Bylaws (such requirements to be updated);

 

6.

Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2020.

To act on such other business as may properly be brought before the meeting and any adjournments or postponements thereof.

 

 

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