United Community Banks 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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 20, 2012
UNITED COMMUNITY BANKS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
125 Highway 515 East, P.O. Box 398
Blairsville, Georgia 30512
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(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:
On March 20, 2012, United Community Banks, Inc.’s (the “Registrant”) board of directors appointed Steven J. Goldstein, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, and Thomas A. Richlovsky, former executive vice president at PNC Financial Services Group Inc., to serve as directors of the Registrant and also as directors of the Registrant’s wholly-owned subsidiary, United Community Bank, effective as of March 21, 2012. Messrs. Goldstein and Ricklovsky have both also been appointed to the Audit, Compensation and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committees of the Registrant.
Also on March 20, 2012, the Registrant accepted the retirement of Director Hoyt O. Holloway and Director Emeritus Senator Zell B. Miller effective at the end of their current terms on May 16, 2012. Mr. Holloway and Senator Miller’s decisions to retire were not a result of any disagreement between Mr. Holloway or Senator Miller and the Registrant on any matter relating to the Registrant’s operations, policies or practices.
The text of the Registrant’s press release related to this announcement is set forth as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
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.
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