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): April 18, 2012
MANNING & NAPIER, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
290 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, New York 14450
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On April 18, 2012, Michael J. Serventi passed away unexpectedly. Mr. Serventi was appointed to Manning & Napier, Inc.s (the Company) board of directors as an independent director on March 20, 2012. As a member of the Companys board, Mr. Serventi was selected to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance, Compensation and Audit Committees.
The Company intends to fill Mr. Serventis vacancy. No timetable has been announced for the appointment of a new board member. Until a replacement can be identified, the Companys board will consist of five members, two of which are independent directors.
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.
|Manning & Napier, Inc.|
Date: April 20, 2012
|By:||/s/ Patrick Cunningham|
Chief Executive Officer