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): December 8, 2017



WestRock Company

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)



Delaware  001 -37484  47-3335141
(State or Other Jurisdiction  (Commission File Number)  (IRS Employer Identification No.)
of Incorporation)      



1000 Abernathy Road, Atlanta, GA  30328
(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)




(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure


As previously announced, WestRock Company hosted an analyst investor day in New York City on December 8, 2017. A webcast of the event is accessible in the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.westrock.com. A copy of the presentation materials is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


By filing this current report and furnishing the information contained herein, the Company makes no admission as to the materiality of any information in this report that is required to be disclosed solely by reason of Regulation FD.


The information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) is “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filings.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits
  99.1 Presentation (“The Story of WestRock – Investor Day 2017”), dated December 8, 2017











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: December 8, 2017 By:    Robert B. McIntosh
    Robert B. McIntosh
    Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary