Home BancShares Inc. (NASDAQ: HOMB) of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, announced Tuesday (March 24) that due to the emerging public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic it has changed the time and location of its annual meeting of shareholders to be held on April 16, 2020. The shareholder meeting will now be held at 9 a.m. on April 16 at the company’s corporate offices at 719 Harkrider St. in Conway.
Shareholders who vote their shares by proxy do not need to attend the annual meeting. The company asks that any shareholders who do plan to attend the meeting please notify the company at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by contacting Investor Relations Officer Donna Townsell at (501) 328-4625.
In light of recent guidelines recommended by federal and state authorities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restricting group gatherings, seating may be limited to comply with the applicable recommended guidelines. Additionally, attendees may be subject to health screening procedures upon entering the building consistent with practices advised by governmental authorities or as otherwise in place for visitors to the company’s corporate office.
Further information regarding the annual meeting can be found in the proxy statement and supplemental materials filed by the company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 27, 2020 and March 24, 2020.