Webster Financial 8-K 2009
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) July 20, 2009
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:
ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On July 20, 2009, Webster Financial Corporation (the Corporation) elected Charles W. Shivery to its board of directors (the Board), effective July 20, 2009.
Mr. Shivery will receive compensation as a non-employee director in accordance with the Corporations non-employee director compensation practices described in the Corporations Annual Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, 2009. The initial cash and stock awards to be received by Mr. Shivery will be pro rated from the date of election to the Corporations next annual meeting of shareholders.
A copy of the press release announcing the election of Mr. Shivery is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
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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.
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