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)             August 21, 2017        




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Texas   001-34280   74-0484030

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS employer

Identification No.)


One Moody Plaza Galveston, Texas   77550-7999
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code      (409) 763-4661


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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

On August 24, 2017, American National Insurance Company (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form

8-K (the “Original Report”) announcing that John J. Dunn, Jr., former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, is no longer with the Company, and that the Board of Directors has appointed Timothy A. Walsh as the Company’s Executive Vice President, CFO, Treasurer and ML and P&C Operations. The Company is filing this amendment to the Original Report to update information regarding Mr. Dunn’s severance payment. On September 26, 2017, in connection with Mr. Dunn’s execution of a general release and waiver of claims and his agreement to certain confidentiality and other restrictions, the Company agreed to pay Mr. Dunn a final severance amount of $230,000, less applicable tax withholdings.


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.


By:   /s/ James E. Pozzi
  Name:   James E. Pozzi
  Title:   President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: September 29, 2017