Webster Financial 8-K 2008
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) January 31, 2008
Webster Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 465-4364
(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 January 31, 2008, George T. Carpenter, a member of the Board of Directors of Webster Financial Corporation (Webster), informed the Board that he will retire from his position as a Webster director upon the expiration of his term at the annual meeting in April 2008.
On February 5, 2008, Webster Financial Corporation issued a press release announcing that its annual meeting of shareholders will be held on April 24, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at the Courtyard by Marriott, 63 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT. That press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
Date: February 5, 2008
By: /s/ Harriet Munrett Wolfe
Name: Harriet Munrett Wolfe
Title: Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary