Owens-Illinois 8-K 2005
UNITED STATES 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)
March 18, 2005
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 5.02(c) Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On March 18, 2005, Owens-Illinois, Inc. (the Company) announced that Edward C. White has been named chief financial officer, succeeding Thomas L. Young who, as previously announced, is retiring as of March 31, 2005. Mr. Whites appointment will be effective on April 1, 2005.
Mr. White joined the Company in 1973 and has held several key assignments with the Company. He is 57 years old. He has been a Senior Vice President since 2003, serving as Senior Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing for O-I Europe since 2004 and prior to that appointment was Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration from 2003-2004. He served as Controller from 1999-2004 and Vice President and Director of Finance, Planning, and Administration-International Operations from 1997-1999.
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.