SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 16, 2017
Global Indemnity Limited
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
27 Hospital Road
George Town, Grand Cayman
KY1-9008, Cayman Islands
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (345) 949-0100
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.|
On September 16, 2017, David Bruce, Jason Hurwitz, and Arik Rashkes were appointed to the Board of Directors of Global Indemnity Limited (the Company) effective September 16, 2017. Mr. Bruce was appointed as a member of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Compensation & Benefits Committee, and the Nominating & Governance Committee. Mr. Hurwitz was appointed as a member of the Investment Committee, Audit Committee, and the Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Mr. Rashkes was appointed as a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee, Compensation & Benefits Committee, and the Enterprise Risk Management Committee.
Each director is party to a separate agreement with Fox Paine & Company, LLC (Fox Paine) pursuant to which they became directors. Each agreement provides that Fox Paine may remove the director at any time and each director agrees to immediately resign from the Board upon the request of Fox Paine. Each director agrees to act in accordance with the Companys Insider Trading Policy, that a duty of confidentiality is owed to the Company and Fox Paine, and to keep Fox Paine updated on developments at the Company.
The directors are not party to any transaction with the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The directors are subject to the non-executive compensation plan as described in the Companys Annual Proxy Statement filed on April 28, 2017. The directors are not party to any other 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 Limited|
|Date: September 21, 2017||By:|
|Name:||Thomas M. McGeehan|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|