Greif Bros. 8-K 2014
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): April 25, 2014 (April 21, 2014)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (740) 549-6000
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Appointment of Corporate Financial Controller and Business Managerial Controller
On April 21, 2014, Greif, Inc. (the Company) announced that David C. Lloyd has been appointed as Vice President, Corporate Financial Controller. In his position, Mr. Lloyd will serve as the Companys principal accounting officer and will oversee compliance with SEC, SOX, FASB and other regulations, ensure adherence to GAAP, manage relationships with external auditors, oversee the budget process, and coordinate closing processes. Mr. Lloyd, 44, has been a partner with the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for over five years and has over 20 years of accounting experience. For the past five years, Mr. Lloyd has been lead partner for the firms audit engagement of a large multinational chemical company. Mr. Lloyd succeeds Kenneth B. Andre as the Companys principal accounting officer. Mr. Andre passed away on March 1, 2014.
The Company also announced that Christopher E. Luffler has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Managerial Controller. In his new position, Mr. Luffler will be responsible for establishing effective practices and processes between the Corporate Financial Controllers department and the Companys business units and for overseeing compliance by the Companys business operations around the globe with GAAP, internal controls and local and statutory accounting requirements. Mr. Luffler has been with the Company for over five years in various roles in the Corporate Controller Department, most recently serving as Assistant Controller.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.