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) July 26, 2018
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 Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At its July 26, 2018 regular meeting, our Board of Directors voted to increase its size from eight to ten directors and to appoint Irwin M. Herz, Jr. and E. Douglas McLeod as directors, with terms ending at the next regularly scheduled Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Prior to such vote, Mr. Herz and Mr. McLeod served as advisory directors. The Board determined that Mr. McLeod qualifies as an independent director under NASDAQs listing standards.
As members of our Board, Mr. Herz and Mr. McLeod will be eligible for our standard compensatory arrangements for directors, which are described under the heading Director Compensation Table in our definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2018 (the Proxy Statement). Certain additional information regarding Mr. Herz and Mr. McLeod may be found under the heading Information Concerning Advisory Directors in the Proxy Statement. In addition, certain transactions between us and Greer, Herz & Adams, L.L.P., of which Mr. Herz is a partner, are described under the heading Certain Relationships and Related Transactions in the Proxy Statement. There are no other transactions reportable under Item 5.02 of Form 8-K and Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K with respect to Mr. Herz or Mr. McLeod.
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 COMPANY|
|Timothy A. Walsh,|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Date: July 27, 2018