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): June 15, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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SECTION 7 REGULATION FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Registrant is furnishing as Exhibit 99.1 the attached Press Release dated June 15, 2020 for Tri-Continental Corporation.
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.
Date: June 15, 2020
/s/ Joseph DAlessandro
HOLDS 90th ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS AND
ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR
Minneapolis, MN, June 15, 2020 Tri-Continental Corporation (the Corporation) (NYSE: TY) today held its 90th Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Meeting) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stockholders voted in favor of the recommendations of the Corporations Board of Directors (the Board) on each of two proposals at the Meeting.
Specifically, Stockholders re-elected two Directors, Mses. Patricia M. Flynn and Catherine James Paglia, and elected one Director, Mr. Brian J. Gallagher, at the Meeting. Each were elected as Director for a term that will expire at the Corporations 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Stockholders also ratified the Boards selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Corporations independent registered public accounting firm for 2020.
Additionally, today following the Meeting, the Board held a meeting at which its members considered and, thereafter, unanimously appointed Sandra Yeager to the Corporations Board. Her service with the Board commenced today, June 15, 2020, for a term expiring at the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders. Ms. Yeager currently serves on the board of trustees of certain of the mutual funds within the Columbia Funds Complex (the Columbia Funds Board) and, effective June 15, 2020, on the board of another Columbia closed-end fund. Biographical information for Ms. Yeager is included below.
In addition to her duties as a director, Ms. Yeager will also serve on the Boards Audit Committee, Contracts Committee, and Investment Review Committee.
Ms. Yeager has over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry. In August of 2008 she founded Hanoverian Capital, LLC, an investment boutique specializing in international equities for institutional clients, where she served as President and Chief Investment Officer through December 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Yeager served as Head of International Equities for DuPont Capital and Head of Global Equity Research for Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where she led a team of thirty people. Ms. Yeager began her investment career at AllianceBernstein as an equity analyst and advanced to become a global portfolio manager for institutional and mutual fund clients.
The Corporation is managed by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. This material is distributed by Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., member FINRA.
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