GLT Glatfelter

Filed: 24 Feb 20, 5:24pm







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):


February 24, 2020 (February 20, 2020)


P. H. Glatfelter Company


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)














(State or other jurisdiction


(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)




96 S. George Street, Suite 520, York, Pennsylvania










(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)




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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 February 20, 2020, Marie T. Gallagher, Senior Vice President and Controller of PepsiCo, Inc., was elected to the Board of Directors of P. H. Glatfelter Company (the “Company”). Ms. Gallagher, age 60, was appointed PepsiCo’s Senior Vice President and Controller in 2011. She joined PepsiCo in 2005 as Vice President and Assistant Controller. Before joining PepsiCo, Ms. Gallagher worked for Altria Corporate Services beginning in 1992, including holding the position of Assistant Controller from 1997 to 2005, and, prior to that, she was a senior manager at PwC. Ms. Gallagher has been named by the Board of Directors to serve on the Company’s Audit Committee.


Compensatory arrangements for Ms. Gallagher as a new director will be consistent with the Company’s previously disclosed standard arrangements for directors. Such arrangements are described under “Director Compensation” of the Company’s proxy statement for its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2019, which disclosure is incorporated herein by reference. In general, non-employee directors receive an annual retainer fee and committee meeting and chair fees in cash, and an annual restricted stock unit award.


A copy of the press release issued by the Company announcing Ms. Gallagher’s election is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.



Item 5.03   Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On February 20, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Company adopted Amended and Restated By-laws. The Amended and Restated By-laws increased the size of the Board from eight directors to nine directors.


The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated By-laws, which are filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.



Item 9.01   Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


The following exhibits are filed herewith:


  3.1 Amended and Restated By-laws of the Company, as amended dated February 20, 2020.



104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).



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.




P. H. Glatfelter Company






February 24, 2020




/s/ Jill L. Urey










Name: Jill L. Urey





Title: Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary