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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 13, 2021
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VALVOLINE INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Kentucky 001-37884 30-0939371
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
100 Valvoline Way
Lexington, KY 40509
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(859) 357-7777
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.01 per shareVVVNew 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
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.






Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On July 13, 2021, Anthony R. Puckett informed Valvoline that he will retire as Senior Vice President and President, Retail Services of Valvoline Inc. (“Valvoline” or the “Company”), effective no later than August 31, 2021 to pursue an opportunity with a privately-held company. The Company appreciates Mr. Puckett’s 35 years of service to Valvoline and wishes Mr. Puckett the best in his future endeavors.

Valvoline will initiate an immediate search for Mr. Puckett’s successor to lead the Retail Services business and will consider both internal and external candidates. Matt Furcolo, Vice President of Operations for Valvoline’s Retail Services business, has been appointed as the Company’s interim Lead of Retail Services, effective as of Mr. Puckett’s retirement. Mr. Furcolo has been with Valvoline for 21 years and has led Valvoline’s Retail Services operations for 8 years.
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SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 VALVOLINE INC.
   
Date: July 16, 2021By: /s/ Julie M. O'Daniel
  Julie M. O'Daniel
  
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary













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