SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of March, 2020
Commission File Number 001-15266
BANK OF CHILE
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
(Address of principal executive offices)
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BANCO DE CHILE
REPORT ON FORM 6-K
Attached is an English translation of a letter filed by Banco de Chile with the Chilean Financial Market Commission and local Stock Exchanges, informing of the resolutions adopted at the Ordinary Shareholders Meeting and at the subsequent Board of Directors meeting, held on March 26th, 2020, with regards to the renewal of the Board of Directors, and several appointments made at the Board of Directors. The same information contained in this letter shall also be published in the form of a press release in the Chilean newspaper “El Mercurio”, on March 28th, 2020.
Santiago, March 26th, 2020.
Joaquín Cortez Huerta
Financial Market Commission
Subject: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
Pursuant to Articles 9 and 10 of Law No. 18,045, article 44 of the General Banks’ Law and Chapter 18-10 of the Regulations for Banks, I inform you as essential information that in the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, held on March 26th, 2020, the Board of Directors was completely renewed, due to the end of the legal and statutory three years term established for the Board of Directors that has ceased in its functions.
After the corresponding voting at the aforesaid meeting, the following persons were appointed as Directors of the Bank for a new three years term:
|Directors:||Hernán Büchi Buc|
|Andrés Ergas Heymann|
|Alfredo Cutiel Ergas Segal (Independent)|
|Jaime Estévez Valencia (Independent)|
|Julio Santiago Figueroa|
|Pablo Granifo Lavín|
|Álvaro Jaramillo Escallon|
|Andrónico Luksic Craig|
|Jean Paul Luksic Fontbona|
|Francisco Pérez Mackenna|
|First Alternate Director:||Paul Fürst Gwinner (Independent)|
|Second Alternate Director:||Sandra Marta Guazzotti|
Moreover, at the ordinary Board of Directors meeting No BCH 2,919 held on March 26th, 2020, it was agreed to make the following appointments and designations:
|President:||Pablo Granifo Lavín|
|Vice-President:||Andrónico Luksic Craig|
|Vice-President:||Julio Santiago Figueroa|
Eduardo Ebensperger Orrego
Chief Executive Officer
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, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 26th, 2020.
|Banco de Chile|
|/s/ Eduardo Ebensperger|