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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): March 22, 2017

FIDELITY & GUARANTY LIFE
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-36227
 
46-3489149
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
Two Ruan Center
601 Locust Street, 14th Floor
Des Moines, IA
 
50309
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (800) 445-6758
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 March 22, 2017, Mr. Omar Asali, a director of Fidelity & Guaranty Life (the “Company”), notified the Company that he has decided that he will resign from the board of directors of the Company and its subsidiaries and all committees thereof effective as of 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 14, 2017 (the “Effective Time”). Mr. Asali’s resignation was delivered in connection to the previously announced Transition Agreement between Mr. Asali and HRG Group, Inc., the Company’s parent company, pursuant to which Mr. Asali was expected to leave his position in the second half of fiscal 2017. Mr. Asali is leaving the Company to establish a private investment vehicle that will make long-term investments in private and public companies and not as a result of any disagreement with the Company or its subsidiaries.




SIGNATURES

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, thereunto duly authorized.


FIDELITY & GUARANTY LIFE


/s/ Eric L. Marhoun                    

Eric L. Marhoun
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary



Dated: March 22, 2017


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