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): June 20, 2018
Alliance One International, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant, as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
8001 Aerial Center Parkway
Morrisville, North Carolina 27560-8417
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or address, if changed since last report)
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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 June 20, 2018, Carl L. Hausmann, a director of Alliance One International, Inc. (the Company), communicated to the Company his intention to retire as a director when his current term expires at the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Hausmann has served as a director of the Company since 2013.
|Item 5.03||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year|
On June 21, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company approved, effective as of that date, an amendment to the Companys bylaws decreasing the size of the Companys Board of Directors from nine to eight effective upon the commencement of the annual meeting of shareholders held in 2018, at which time the size of the Board of Directors shall be eight. The Companys amended and restated bylaws are filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and are incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Date: June 26, 2018
|ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|By:||/s/ William L. OQuinn, Jr.|
William L. OQuinn, Jr.
Senior Vice President Chief Legal
Officer and Secretary