Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 25, 2012
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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 January 25, 2012, Owens-Illinois, Inc. (the Company) announced the pending retirement of the Companys Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Edward C. White. Mr. White plans to retire at the end of the second quarter. Mr. White will be succeeded by Stephen P. Bramlage, Jr., age 41, currently President of the Companys Asia Pacific operations, effective July 1, 2012.
Mr. Bramlage has been President of the Companys Oceania operations and President of the Companys Asia Pacific operations since 2011. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Bramlage was General Manager of the Companys New Zealand operations; from 2008 to 2010, Mr. Bramlage was Vice President of Finance of the Company; in 2008, Mr. Bramlage served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Companys European operations; and from 2006 to 2008, Mr. Bramlage was Vice President and Treasurer of the Company.
Before joining the Company, Mr. Bramlage spent five years at PPG Industries, Inc., in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bramlage also worked with Eli Lilly & Company in corporate finance and with Ernst & Young LLP as an auditor.
The Companys related press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.