UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 25, 2021
 
WestRock Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 
Delaware
001-38736
37-1880617
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1000 Abernathy Road, Atlanta, Georgia
30328
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
(770) 448-2193
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 
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:
 

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

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

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
WRK
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).  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 8.01.
Other Events
 
On January 25, 2021, WestRock Company issued a press release related to its detection of a ransomware incident. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)
Exhibits
 
 
 
 

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SIGNATURES


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.


    WESTROCK COMPANY
    (Registrant)
     
     
     
Date:  January 25, 2021
By:
/s/ Robert B. McIntosh
    Robert B. McIntosh
    Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary


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