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Form 8-K for PLATINUM UNDERWRITERS HOLDINGS LTD


24-Apr-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Eve


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (the "Company") held on April 22, 2014 (the "2014 AGM"), the Company's shareholders (1) elected eight directors to the Company's Board of Directors to serve until the 2015 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company;
(2) voted to approve the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the 2014 AGM under the heading "Executive Compensation" pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, compensation tables and narrative discussion; and (3) approved the nomination of KPMG Audit Limited as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2014 fiscal year. Set forth below are the voting results for these proposals:

1. To elect the following nominees to the Company's Board of Directors:

                                      For           Withheld       Broker Non-Votes
        Dan R. Carmichael          24,672,130         260,319              934,211
        A. John Hass               24,392,331         540,118              934,211
        Antony P. D. Lancaster     24,708,439         224,010              934,211
        Edmund R. Megna            24,382,687         549,762              934,211
        Michael D. Price           24,717,390         215,059              934,211
        Linda E. Ransom            21,815,142       3,117,307              934,211
        James P. Slattery          24,717,390         215,059              934,211
        Christopher J. Steffen     24,370,340         562,109              934,211

2. To approve the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the 2014 AGM under the heading "Executive Compensation" pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, compensation tables and narrative discussion.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 16,198,015 8,681,249 53,185 934,211

3. To approve the nomination of KPMG Audit Limited as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the 2014 fiscal year.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 25,810,481 3,306 52,873 0



Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 22, 2014, the Company announced that it had increased the authorized amount under its existing share repurchase program to a total of up to $250.0 million of its common shares. Repurchases under the program may be made in open market or privately negotiated transactions or otherwise, from time to time, depending on market conditions.


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