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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On December 14, 2020, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Steven P. Cugine, the Company’s Executive Vice President, International and Global New Products, has advised the Company that he intends to retire in the second quarter of 2021. The Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Barry A. Bruno to succeed Mr. Cugine as the Company’s Executive Vice President, International, effective January 4, 2021. From January 4, 2021 through his retirement, Mr. Cugine will provide transitional support to Mr. Bruno. Mr. Cugine will also continue to serve as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Global New Products until his retirement.
Since 2013, Mr. Bruno, has held leadership roles within the Company’s Global Markets Group (formerly called the Export group) and been a key contributor in doubling the size of the group’s business over the last five years. From January 2016 through the present, Mr. Bruno served as the Company’s Vice President, International Marketing and Global Markets Group. From May 2015 through December 2015, Mr. Bruno served as the Company’s General Manager, International Marketing and Export Sales. From July 2013 through April 2015, Mr. Bruno served as the Company’s Director, Export. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bruno held various positions with increasing responsibility in the consumer and diagnostics business units of Johnson & Johnson.
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: December 14, 2020||By:|
|Name:||Patrick de Maynadier|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|