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): March 24, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware   001-36366   46-1119100

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


970 Lake Carillon Drive, Suite 314, St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

(813) 579-6213

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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, $0.001 par value per share   PIH   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
8.00% Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A, $25.00 par value per share   PIHPP   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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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 March 23, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) designated D. Kyle Cerminara, the Chairman of the Board, as the principal executive officer of the Company for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. This designation did not involve a change in Mr. Cerminara’s title or duties, and he continues to serve as the Chairman of the Company’s Board. Mr. Cerminara also serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Partner of Fundamental Global Investors, LLC, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. Fundamental Global Investors, LLC, with its affiliates and Ballantyne Strong, Inc., is the largest stockholder of the Company. Mr. Cerminara’s biographical information, other required disclosures and chairman compensation are included in the Company’s proxy statement  and are incorporated herein by reference.






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: March 24, 2020    
    1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc.
    By: /s/ John S. Hill
      John S. Hill
      Chief Financial Officer