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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED)
May 23, 2019
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COMMISSION FILE NUMBER 001-36285
Incorporated in the State of Delaware
I.R.S. Employer Identification Number 46-4559529
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(Principal Executive Office)
Telephone Number: (904) 357-4600
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
RYAM
The New York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value
RYAM PR A
The New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company o
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act o



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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
 
  




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Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(b) On May 23, 2019, Matthew P. Hepler tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (the “Company”) effective immediately. Mr. Hepler joined the Board on May 21, 2018 in connection with an agreement, dated February 18, 2018, between the Company and Marcato Capital Management LP (the “Agreement”). Mr. Hepler also notified the Board that Marcato Capital Management LP will not exercise its right, in accordance with the Agreement, to designate Richard T. McGuire III to the Board as a successor director to Mr. Hepler. The Company thanks Mr. Hepler for his contributions to the Board during his tenure as a director.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of l934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (Registrant)
 
 
 
BY:
 
/s/ MICHAEL R. HERMAN
 
 
Michael R. Herman
 
 
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
 
 
 
May 29, 2019

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