HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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Item 5.02(b)

On August22, 2017, our director, Martin Traber, formally notified the board of directors that he will not seek re-election to the board in 2018. Mr.Traber is a founder of the company and has served on the board of directors since the company’s inception.

Our governance and nominating committee has launched a worldwide search for qualified candidates to fill this open board seat. As part of this search the committee will make inquiries of our largest shareholders.

In evaluating director nominee candidates, the governance and nominating committee will consider a variety of candidate attributes, including experience, skills, expertise, education, character, personal and professional integrity, temperament, business judgment, time availability, dedication and conflicts of interest. The committee will also consider factors such as board diversity, including by gender, race, ethnicity, culture and experience and education. The governance and nominating committee has in practice identified and recommended individuals of diverse ethnic, cultural and business backgrounds. At a minimum, director nominee candidates must be at least 18years of age and have such business, financial, technological or legal experience or education to enable them to make informed decisions on behalf of the company.

The governance and nominating committee will consider director candidates recommended by shareholders. Any shareholder wishing to recommend one or more director candidates should send the recommendations to the Secretary of the Corporation, Andrew L. Graham, 5300 West Cypress Street, Suite 100, Tampa, Florida 33607. Each recommendation should set forth the candidate’s name, age, business address, business telephone number, residence address, and principal occupation or employment and any other attributes or factors the shareholder wishes the committee to consider, as well as the shareholder’s name, address and telephone number and the class and number of shares held. The Committee may require the recommended candidate to furnish additional information. The secretary will forward recommendations of qualified candidates to the governance and nominating committee and those candidates will be given the same consideration as all other candidates.


About HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI)

HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) is a holding company. The Company is engaged in providing property and casualty insurance to homeowners, condominium owners, and tenants in the state of Florida through its subsidiaries. The Company operates through property and casualty insurance operations segment. The Company’s operations include Insurance Operations and Other Operations. The Company’s Insurance Operations include property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance. HCI’s Other Operations include information technology (IT) and real estate. The Company, through its subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., provides property and casualty insurance. Its real estate operations consist of properties it owns, operations located at those owned properties and investments in approximately three commercial development projects. Its IT operations are focused on developing cloud-based products or services, including Exzeo, Proplet and Atlas Viewer.

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