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):  December 7, 2021
 
AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ohio
1-13653
31-1544320
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH
  45202
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (513) 579-2121
 
(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):


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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. ☐
 
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
  AFG   New York Stock Exchange
  5.875% Subordinated Debentures due March 30, 2059
  AFGB
  New York Stock Exchange
  5.125% Subordinated Debentures due December 15, 2059
  AFGC
  New York Stock Exchange
  5.625% Subordinated Debentures due June 1, 2060
  AFGD
  New York Stock Exchange
  4.5% Subordinated Debentures due September 15, 2060
  AFGE
  New York Stock Exchange



Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
 
Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officer.
 
Resignation of Director
 
American Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) reported on a Form 8-K dated November 10, 2021, that Virginia C. “Gina” Drosos intended to resign from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of American Financial Group, Inc. on December 8, 2021, and Ms. Drosos formally resigned on that date. Ms. Drosos’s decision to resign from the Board was made in order to pursue another board service opportunity and was not as a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
 
Consulting Agreement with Director
 
Also as previously reported, in connection with the transition by James E. Evans from his role as an officer and employee of the Company to that of executive consultant, in 2014, the Company and Mr. Evans entered into a consulting agreement which, as amended, terminates on December 31, 2021.  On December 7, 2021, the Company and Mr. Evans renewed the consulting agreement for 2022 on the same terms as in effect for 2021.
 
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits.
 
 
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SIGNATURES
 
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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: December 8, 2021
AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
     
  By:
/s/ Mark A. Weiss

   
Mark A. Weiss
   
Vice President


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