GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced that in lieu of its previously announced in-person Annual Meeting of Stockholders it will host a virtual only Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 1:30 p.m. ET on Friday, June 12, 2020. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to protect the health and safety of the company’s stockholders, employees and communities, the Annual Meeting will be held solely by remote communication in the form of an audio webcast rather than an in-person event.
Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2020, or their legal proxy holders are invited to participate in the meeting, vote shares and submit questions at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/WRB2020. To be admitted, stockholders must enter the 16-digit control number found on the proxy card, voter instruction form or notice that they previously received. Please log on at least ten minutes early to register and download and install any necessary software.
A copy of the 2020 proxy statement and additional information regarding the annual meeting are available on the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www. berkley.com. For questions, please contact InvestorRelations@investors.berkley.com.
Stockholders are encouraged to vote and submit their proxies in advance of the Annual Meeting using one of the methods described in the proxy materials regardless of their plans to attend the virtual-only meeting. Stockholders may continue to use the voting instruction form or proxy card provided, and no additional action is required to be taken by stockholders who have already submitted their proxy.
Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess.