UBSI United Bankshares
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
September 17, 2020
United Bankshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|West Virginia||No. 002-86947||55-0641179|
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
300 United Center
500 Virginia Street, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or address, if changed since last report)
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|Common Stock, par value $2.50 per share||UBSI||NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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On September 17, 2020, United Bankshares, Inc. (“United”) announced on a Form 8-K (the “Original 8-K”) that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) increased the size of the Board to twelve (12) members and appointed Dr. Patrice A. Harris to serve on the Board as an “independent” director to fill the vacancy created by that action. The appointment was effective October 1, 2020. Committee assignments for Dr. Harris had not been determined as of the filing of the Original 8-K.
United is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A to supplement the Original 8-K to disclose the Board committees to which Dr. Harris has been appointed.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) On November 20, 2020, United, at a meeting of its Board, appointed Dr. Patrice A. Harris as a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee and the Compensation Committee of United. The appointments are effective immediately.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|UNITED BANKSHARES, INC.|
|Date: November 25, 2020||By:|
/s/ W. Mark Tatterson
|W. Mark Tatterson, Executive Vice|
|President and Chief Financial Officer|