Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2015



Global Indemnity plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ireland   001-34809   98-0664891

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


25/28 North Wall Quay

Dublin 1


(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +(353) (0) 1 618 0517

Not Applicable

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 Directors.

Effective December 6, 2015, Bruce Lederman, Raphael de Balmann, and Joseph W. Brown were appointed to the Board of Directors of Global Indemnity plc (the “Company”). Mr. Lederman was appointed as the Chairman of the Governance Committee and as a member of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and Investment Committee. Mr. de Balmann was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee, Investment Committee, Nominating Committee and Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Mr. Brown was named the Chairman of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and a member of the Investment Committee and Nominating Committee.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Messrs. Lederman, de Balmann, and Brown and any other person pursuant to which they became Directors of the Company. They are not parties to any transaction with the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. They are not parties to any material plan, contract or arrangement or any grant or award under any such plan, contract or arrangement that was entered into in connection with their appointments.


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.


    Global Indemnity plc
December 9, 2015     By:  

/s/ Thomas M. McGeehan

    Name:   Thomas M. McGeehan
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer