SEC Form 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|2021 SPRING ROAD|
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
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4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
||Thomas E. O'Neill, by power of attorney.
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
|Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient,
Instruction 6 for procedure.|
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
(Section 16 Filings)
Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Thomas E. O'Neill, and Matthew Foulston, signing singly, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
1. Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer and/or director of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. ("TreeHouse"), Forms 3, 4
and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder;
2. Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5,
complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto and timely file such
form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any national
quotation system, national securities exchange, stock exchange or similar
3. Take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing
which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the
best interest of or legally required by the undersigned, it being understood
that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority
to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or
proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein
granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could
do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby
ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor
is TreeHouse assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with
Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by TreeHouse,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 31st day of August, 2018.
/s/ Jean Spence