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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 September 22, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. (the “Company”), acting upon the recommendation of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the “CNG Committee”) of the Board, elected Ann E. Ziegler to the Board, effective on that date. Ms. Ziegler will serve as a Class II director for a term expiring at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until her successor is elected and qualified. In connection with Ms. Ziegler’s election, the Board increased the size of the Board from 6 to 7 members. In addition, the Board, upon the recommendation of the CGN Committee, appointed Ms. Ziegler to the Audit Committee of the Board.

Ms. Ziegler served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CDW Corporation, a technology solutions provider, from 2008 to 2017. From 2005 to 2008, Ms. Ziegler served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Administration of Sara Lee Food & Beverage, a division of Sara Lee Corporation, a global consumer goods company. From 2003 to 2005, Ms. Ziegler served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Administration of Sara Lee Bakery Group. From 1993 to 2003, Ms. Ziegler served in various corporate development and legal positions at Sara Lee. Prior to joining Sara Lee, Ms. Ziegler was a corporate attorney at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

As a non-employee director, Ms. Ziegler will participate in the Company’s non-employee director compensation arrangements described in Part III of the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2020. Ms. Ziegler’s compensation with respect to her appointment to the Board and for serving on the Board for the remainder of 2020 will consist of: (i) a grant of 1,362 restricted stock units (“RSUs”) under the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan on September 22, 2020, which RSUs will vest in full on September 22, 2021, (ii) a $100,000 cash retainer (prorated for four months) for serving on the Board, and (iii) a $10,000 retainer (prorated for four months) for serving on the Audit Committee.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Ziegler and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Ziegler was selected as a director, nor is Ms. Ziegler a party to any related party transactions required to be reported pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Ziegler’s election to the Board is furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

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Exhibit No.








Press Release issued by Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. on September 23, 2020





Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: September 23, 2020






















/s/ David Watson





David Watson





General Counsel and Secretary










Exhibit 99.1

Reynolds Consumer Products Welcomes Ann E. Ziegler to Board of Directors

LAKE FOREST, IL, September 23, 2020 – (BUSINESSWIRE) – Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. (Nasdaq: REYN) (the “Company” or “RCP”) announced today that Ann E. Ziegler has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.


“We are enormously pleased to welcome Ann to our board,” said Richard Noll, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Reynolds Consumer Products. “With Ann’s deep experience helping companies manage the transition from private to public, she will be a great asset to strengthen board leadership and independence as well as provide guidance for the strategic direction of the company.”


Ms. Ziegler’s prior executive leadership experience includes nearly a decade as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CDW Corporation where she helped the company conduct a successful IPO midway through her tenure.  Prior to that she spent fifteen years at Sara Lee Corporation, where she led corporate strategy and M&A, as well as held several senior financial positions. Early in her career she worked at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Ms. Ziegler earned her JD from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with honors from the College of William and Mary.


Ms. Ziegler is a current board member of US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD), Wolters Kluwer (WKL), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI), and Revolution Foods. She also serves on the board of the Smart Museum. She formerly served on the boards of Groupon Inc. (GRPN), Kemper Corporation (KMPR), and Delta Galil Industries (DELT).


“Ann is an accomplished and well-respected leader,” said Lance Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Reynolds Consumer Products. “Ann’s counsel and experience as both an executive and board member with many successful and innovative companies will be a true asset to our team as we work to deliver value for our shareholders and all stakeholders.”


About Reynolds Consumer Products Inc.

RCP’s mission is to simplify daily life so consumers can enjoy what matters most. RCP is a market-leading consumer products company with a presence in 95% of households across the United States. RCP produces and sells products across three broad categories: cooking products, waste & storage products and tableware that are sold under iconic brands such as Reynolds and Hefty, as well as under store brands that are strategically important to RCP’s customers. Overall, across both branded and store brand offerings, RCP holds the #1 or #2 U.S. market share position in the majority of product categories in which it participates.






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