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): October 1, 2021
UNITED COMMUNITY BANKS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission file number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
125 Highway 515 East
Blairsville, Georgia 30512
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|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, par value $1 per share||UCBI||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Depositary shares, each representing 1/1,000th interest in a share of Series I Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock||UCBIO||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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. ☐
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 1, 2021, L. Cathy Cox, a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of United Community Banks, Inc. (the “Company”), submitted her resignation from the Board effective immediately. Ms. Cox resigned from the Board due to her appointment, effective on October 1, 2021, as President of Georgia College & State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia (“USG”). President Cox informed the Company that USG does not allow its presidents to serve on compensated outside boards. Her resignation is not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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/s/ Melinda Davis Lux
Melinda Davis Lux
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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|Date: October 1, 2021|| |