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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

 

 

 

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 23, 2018

 


 

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
(Address of principal executive offices)

 

10017
(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):

 

o                  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o                  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o                  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o                  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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                            o

 

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.       o

 

 

 



 

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

 

The Travelers Companies, Inc. held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 23, 2018.  For more information on the following proposals submitted to shareholders, see The Travelers Companies, Inc.’s definitive proxy statement dated April 6, 2018. Below are the final voting results.

 

Item 1 — Election of Directors

 

Name

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Votes Abstained

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Alan L. Beller

 

205,843,150

 

3,931,822

 

407,304

 

30,753,154

 

John H. Dasburg

 

201,257,488

 

8,462,047

 

462,741

 

30,753,154

 

Janet M. Dolan

 

202,860,321

 

6,954,955

 

367,000

 

30,753,154

 

Kenneth M. Duberstein

 

196,539,570

 

13,247,973

 

394,733

 

30,753,154

 

Patricia L. Higgins

 

205,074,746

 

4,744,545

 

362,985

 

30,753,154

 

William J. Kane

 

208,973,106

 

804,743

 

404,427

 

30,753,154

 

Clarence Otis Jr.

 

205,495,661

 

4,284,665

 

401,950

 

30,753,154

 

Philip T. Ruegger III

 

206,786,957

 

2,994,139

 

401,180

 

30,753,154

 

Todd C. Schermerhorn

 

208,834,925

 

919,960

 

427,391

 

30,753,154

 

Alan D. Schnitzer

 

199,269,220

 

7,931,672

 

2,981,384

 

30,753,154

 

Donald J. Shepard

 

206,053,983

 

3,731,755

 

396,538

 

30,753,154

 

Laurie J. Thomsen

 

204,272,535

 

5,535,211

 

374,530

 

30,753,154

 

 

Item 2 — Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Votes Abstained

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

235,488,980

 

4,958,145

 

488,305

 

0

 

 

Item 3 — Non-Binding Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Votes Abstained

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

177,663,162

 

31,568,390

 

950,724

 

30,753,154

 

 

Item 4 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to a Diversity Report, Including EEOC Data

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Votes Abstained

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

72,468,984

 

126,739,733

 

10,973,559

 

30,753,154

 

 

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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 30, 2018

 

THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Kenneth F. Spence III

 

 

 

Name: Kenneth F. Spence III

 

 

 

Title: Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 

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