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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 4, 2021
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Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 001-33251 65-0231984
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1110 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (954) 958-1200
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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value UVE New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐





Item 5.02 Departures of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On August 4, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Francis X. McCahill, III as a member of the Company’s Board, effective as of such date. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. McCahill and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed as a director of the Company. The Board has not yet appointed Mr. McCahill to any Board committees.

The Board has made an affirmative determination that Mr. McCahill qualifies as an independent director under the New York Stock Exchange listing standards and the Company’s standards for director independence. As a member of the Board, he will be entitled to receive the compensation paid to the Company’s independent directors. In addition, Mr. McCahill will also enter into, and the Board approved, an indemnification agreement with the Company in the form entered into by the Company's other directors.

Mr. McCahill’s son, Sean McCahill, is a Vice President at Clovered, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company. In 2020, Sean McCahill received salary and benefits of approximately $273,000, including a $50,000 bonus. Other than as described herein, there have been no transactions directly or indirectly involving Mr. McCahill that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.




SIGNATURES
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.
 
Date: August 6, 2021 UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.
By: /s/ Stephen J. Donaghy
Name: Stephen J. Donaghy
Title: Chief Executive Officer


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