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Washington, D.C. 20549




Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2020 (June 9, 2020)



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

6655 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.

Atlanta, GA 30328

(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)

(770) 418 - 7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class





Name of exchange

on which registered

Common stock, $1 par value per share




The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  



Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(e)    On June 12, 2020, Newell Brands Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Debra Crew will be leaving the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective July 1, 2020. Ms. Crew will begin a new executive role as President, Diageo North America effective July 1, and her decision to leave the Company’s Board is solely based on time commitment and related considerations. The Board wishes to thank Ms. Crew for her contributions to the Board over the past two years and plans to commence a search for a new director.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.








Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)



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.






Dated: June 12, 2020





/s/ Bradford R. Turner




Bradford R. Turner




Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary


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Jun. 09, 2020
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Entity Registrant Name NEWELL BRANDS INC.
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE
Entity File Number 1-9608
Entity Tax Identification Number 36-3514169
Entity Address, Address Line One 6655 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Entity Address, City or Town Atlanta
Entity Address, State or Province GA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 30328
City Area Code 418
Local Phone Number - 7000
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Security 12b Title Common stock, $1 par value per share
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