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TRV Travelers Companies

Filed: 25 May 21, 4:34pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 20, 2021

 

 

The Travelers Companies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 Minnesota

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation) 

 

001-10898

(Commission File Number)

 

41-0518860

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

485 Lexington Avenue

New York, New York 10017

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

 

(917) 778-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

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

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, without par value TRV New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company   ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.    ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

(e)  On May 20, 2021, the shareholders of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to The Travelers Companies, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Incentive Plan (the “2014 Stock Incentive Plan”) at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders. The amendment increases the number of shares authorized for issuance under the 2014 Stock Incentive Plan by 2,400,000. The material terms of the 2014 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended, are described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, dated April 2, 2021, under the heading “Item 4 — Amendment to The Travelers Companies, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Incentive Plan”, which is incorporated herein by reference.

 

The 2014 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended, is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto.

 

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

The Company held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 20, 2021. For more information on the following proposals submitted to shareholders, see the Company’s definitive proxy statement, dated April 2, 2021. Below are the final voting results.

 

Item 1 — Election of Directors

 

Name Votes For  Votes Against  Votes Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
Alan L. Beller  194,319,273   9,402,814   405,435   21,043,471 
Janet M. Dolan  194,902,921   8,854,674   369,927   21,043,471 
Patricia L. Higgins  194,491,460   9,262,880   373,182   21,043,471 
William J. Kane  199,886,922   3,826,417   414,183   21,043,471 
Thomas B. Leonardi  203,049,734   665,008   412,780   21,043,471 
Clarence Otis Jr.  197,052,152   6,674,296   401,074   21,043,471 
Elizabeth E. Robinson  201,029,317   2,590,908   507,297   21,043,471 
Philip T. Ruegger III  197,364,548   6,350,635   412,339   21,043,471 
Todd C. Schermerhorn  201,891,384   1,839,040   397,098   21,043,471 
Alan D. Schnitzer  193,193,531   9,472,345   1,461,646   21,043,471 
Laurie J. Thomsen  194,206,361   9,543,690   377,471   21,043,471 

 

Item 2 — Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

Votes For  Votes Against  Votes Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
 217,085,205   7,671,021   414,767   0 

 

Item 3 — Non-Binding Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

 

Votes For  Votes Against  Votes Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
 192,700,339   10,643,512   783,671   21,043,471 

 

Item 4 — Amendment to The Travelers Companies, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Incentive Plan

 

Votes For  Votes Against  Votes Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
 196,265,608   7,197,909   664,005   21,043,471 

 

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Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

 (d)Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No. Description
10.1 The Travelers Companies, Inc. Amended and Restated 2014 Stock Incentive Plan.
   
101.1 Pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T, the cover page to this Current Report on Form 8-K is formatted in Inline XBRL.
   
104.1 Cover Page Interactive Data File (Embedded within the Inline XBRL document and included in Exhibit 101.1.)

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date:     May 25, 2021THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC.

 

 By:/s/ Christine K. Kalla
  Name: Christine K. Kalla
  Title: Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 

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