Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE)
The insurance underwriter announced executive and board chairman Alan Kirshner will not stand for reelection as chairman of Markel’s board at its May 2020 shareholders meeting. Vice chairman Steven Markel will succeed Kirshner as board chairman. Click here for the full announcement.
Co-CEO Richard Whitt III sold 250 shares at $1,132 per share for a total of $283,072. Whitt III directly owns 9,332 shares of common stock.
Universal Corp. (UVV)
The tobacco company has entered into an agreement to purchase Washington-based fruit and vegetable processor FruitSmart for an undisclosed amount. Click here for the full announcement.