8-K 1 htm_24665.htm LIVE FILING National Atlantic Holdings Corporation (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   December 21, 2007

National Atlantic Holdings Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New Jersey 000-51127 223316586
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
4 Paragon Way, Freehold, New Jersey   07728
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   732-665-1100

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On Friday, December 21, 2007 the Compensation Committee of National Atlantic Holdings Corp. authorized the following items pertaining to executive officer compensation and related to the corporate re-organization and newly created positions of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel, who were appointed on September 17, 2007:

1) A grant of 20,000 Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs) to each of the new officers: Chief Operating Officer Bruce Bassman, Chief Financial Officer Frank Prudente and General Counsel Douglas Wheeler, made pursuant to our 2004 Stock and Incentive Plan, and;

2) A one year employment agreement was authorized for Douglas Wheeler, Esq., the Company's new General Counsel.


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.

    National Atlantic Holdings Corporation
December 26, 2007   By:   /s/ Frank J. Prudente
        Name: Frank J. Prudente
        Title: Executiver Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer