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) August 3, 2017
AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|One Moody Plaza Galveston, Texas||77550-7999|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (409) 763-4661
(Former name or former 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 August 3, 2017, the Board of Directors of American National Insurance Company (the Company) appointed Michelle A. Gage as the Companys Vice President and Controller. Ms. Gage, age 51, has been employed by the Companys Farm Family insurance company subsidiaries since 1999. She served as Vice President Multiple Line Finance of such companies since May 2015 and as Assistant Vice President Accounting of such companies from May 2005 to May 2015. Ms. Gage has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute. It is the Companys policy not to enter into employment agreements with its officers, and there are no arrangements or understandings pursuant to which Ms. Gage was elected as Vice President and Controller. Ms. Gage has no related party transactions reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K and no family relationships with any of the Companys directors or officers.
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.
AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE
John J. Dunn, Jr.
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer
Date: August 8, 2017