On March 19, 2024, Newell Brands Inc. (the Company) appointed Robert A. Schmidt to serve as the Company?s Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer), effective March 25, 2024. Mr. Schmidt, age 47, served as Chief Accounting Officer of Edgewell Personal Care Company, a publicly traded global personal care products company, from January through December 2023. Prior to his role at Edgewell Personal Care Company, he served as Chief Accounting Officer of ADC Therapeutics SA, a publicly traded commercial-stage biotechnology company, from August 2020 through December 2022, and as Chief Accounting Officer of Newell Brands Inc. from March 2019 through August 2020.

Prior to March 2019, Mr. Schmidt served as Assistant Corporate Controller at Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company, from December 2016 through February 2019, and before that he served at Tyco International, a publicly traded global provider of security, fire detection and suppression products and services, in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President and Assistant Controller and Vice President and Controller, from August 2008 through December 2016. Mr. Schmidt is a Certified Public Accountant and was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers as a public accountant early in his career. On March 19, 2024, Mr. Jeffrey M. Sesplankis, the Company?s current Chief Accounting Officer, resigned from his current roles as Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Accounting Officer effective as of March 25, 2024, and his employment with the Company will terminate effective as of April 1, 2024.