Filed: 19 Mar 21, 2:09pm



Washington, D.C.  20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


March 18, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

ICC Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Ident. No.)






225 20th Street, Rock Island, Illinois



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


(309) 793-1700

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share


The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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

On March 18, 2021, ICC Holdings, Inc. (the “Parent”), Illinois Casualty Company, the Parent’s wholly-owned subsidiary and an Illinois insurance company (the “Company”), and Arron K. Sutherland, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Parent and the Company, entered into a deferred compensation agreement, effective as of January 1, 2021 (the “Agreement”), which, among other things, (a) replaced the existing deferred compensation agreement entered into among the Company and Mr. Sutherland in November 2012, and (b) requires the Company to make payments to Mr. Sutherland following his sixty-second birthday.  If Mr. Sutherland dies prior to the first day of the month following his sixty-second birthday, the Company shall pay monthly installments of $16,667.67 for a continuous period of one hundred twenty months (the “Payment Term”) to his beneficiary or beneficiaries.  If Mr. Sutherland continues his employment as a full-time employee until his sixty-second birthday, the Company shall pay Mr. Sutherland, upon his separation from service, monthly installments of $16,667.67 for the Payment Term.  If Mr. Sutherland’s separation from service is prior to his sixty-second birthday, the Company shall pay Mr. Sutherland, following his separation from service, monthly installments for the Payment Term of (x) $4,166.67 if his separation occurs prior to November 20, 2022, (y) $8,333.33 if his separation occurs after November 21, 2022 and prior to November 20, 2027, and (z) $12,500 if his separation occurs after November 21, 2027 and prior to September 21, 2030.  Additionally, the Agreement provides that, the Company, upon Mr. Sutherland’s separation from service, will receive a “gross up” of his salary to cover his additional employment taxes resulting from his benefits becoming ascertainable.

The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 5.02 by reference.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


10.1Deferred Compensation Agreement, dated March 18, 2021, among ICC Holdings, Inc., Illinois Casualty Company, and Arron K. Sutherland.



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.











Dated:  March 19, 2021








/s/  Arron K. Sutherland





Arron K. Sutherland




President, Chief Executive Officer and