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) December 3, 2018
CNA FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
151 N. Franklin Street, Chicago, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (312) 822-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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ITEM 5.02(d) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 3, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Registrant appointed Jane Wang to serve on its Board of Directors and as a member of its Finance Committee effective January 1, 2019, following the retirement of Mr. Joseph Rosenberg from the Board effective December 31, 2018. Ms. Wang is Vice President of Loews Corporation, Registrant’s majority stockholder. She is responsible for monitoring the performance of Loews’s subsidiaries and also focuses on strategic planning, corporate development and financing. Ms. Wang joined Loews in 2006 as an associate in the Corporate Development group.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Wang and any other person, pursuant to which Ms. Wang was appointed to the Board. Further, there are no transactions involving Ms. Wang that requires disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
CNA Financial Corporation
Date: December 6, 2018
/s/ Stathy Darcy
Senior Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel & Secretary