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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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): May 25, 2022

 

 

The Travelers Companies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 Minnesota

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation) 

 

001-10898

(Commission File Number)

 

41-0518860

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

485 Lexington Avenue

New York, New York   10017

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

 

(917) 778-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨      Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

¨      Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

¨      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

¨      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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, without par value   TRV   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 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 25, 2022. For more information on the following proposals submitted to shareholders, see the Company’s definitive proxy statement, dated April 8, 2022. Below are the final voting results.

 

Item 1 — Election of Directors

 

Name   Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
Alan L. Beller     185,765,820       9,019,515       413,586       19,306,309  
Janet M. Dolan     184,097,548       10,538,921       562,452       19,306,309  
Patricia L. Higgins     185,903,634       8,906,436       388,851       19,306,309  
William J. Kane     191,861,985       2,935,147       401,789       19,306,309  
Thomas B. Leonardi     189,795,107       4,810,036       593,778       19,306,309  
Clarence Otis Jr.     184,158,583       10,432,486       607,852       19,306,309  
Elizabeth E. Robinson     188,409,758       6,223,518       565,645       19,306,309  
Philip T. Ruegger III     187,294,381       6,978,981       925,559       19,306,309  
Rafael Santana     193,598,932       1,198,095       401,894       19,306,309  
Todd C. Schermerhorn     193,441,875       1,343,824       413,222       19,306,309  
Alan D. Schnitzer     185,066,652       9,258,551       873,718       19,306,309  
Laurie J. Thomsen     185,789,871       9,024,815       384,235       19,306,309  
Bridget van Kralingen     194,089,368       712,167       397,386       19,306,309  

 

Item 2 — Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  206,108,546       8,037,081       359,603       0  

 

Item 3 — Non-Binding Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  139,495,841       54,462,471       1,240,609       19,306,309  

 

Item 4 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to Additional Disclosure of Lobbying

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  102,171,733       91,547,154       1,480,034       19,306,309  

 

Item 5 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to the Issuance of a Report on GHG Emissions

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  107,822,041       85,382,143       1,994,737       19,306,309  

 

Item 6 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to Policies regarding Fossil Fuel Supplies

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  25,512,481       167,325,148       2,361,292       19,306,309  

 

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Item 7 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to Conducting a Racial Equity Audit

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  90,964,616       101,866,066       2,368,239       19,306,309  

 

Item 8 — Shareholder Proposal Relating to the Issuance of a Report on Insuring Law Enforcement

 

Votes For     Votes Against     Votes Abstained     Broker Non-Votes  
  18,778,574       170,996,803       5,423,544       19,306,309  

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: May 27, 2022 THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC.
     
  By:  /s/ Christine K. Kalla
    Name: Christine K. Kalla
    Title: Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 

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