SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 4, 2018
SEALED AIR CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
2415 Cascade Pointe Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (980)-221-3235
(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.
On October 4, 2018 the Board of Directors of Sealed Air Corporation (the “Company”) elected Harry A. Lawton III as a director, effective January 1, 2019. The Board expects to determine committee assignments for Mr. Lawton at a subsequent meeting. Mr. Lawton will receive compensation under the Company’s compensatory and other arrangements for non-employee directors which are described in the Company’s Proxy Statement dated April 5, 2018. The Board has determined that Mr. Lawton is independent under the Company’s Standards for Director Independence and the New York Stock Exchange listing standards. Mr. Lawton is not a party to any transactions described in Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K involving the Company or any of its subsidiaries.
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.
SEALED AIR CORPORATION
/s/ Thomas C. Lagaly
Thomas C. Lagaly
Vice President, Acting General Counsel & Secretary
Dated: October 9, 2018