SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 27, 2005
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its chapter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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1680 Capital One Drive,
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (703) 720-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
Two of the current directors of Capital One Financial Corporation (the Company), James V. Kimsey and James A. Flick, Jr., will not be standing for re-election to the Companys Board of Directors when their terms expire at the Companys annual stockholder meeting on April 28, 2005. Additionally, Patrick W. Gross and Ann Fritz Hackett, whose terms are also expiring, have been nominated to stand for re-election.
Mr. Kimsey and Mr. Flick are two of Capital Ones original board members, having both served on the Board of Directors since the Company spun off from Signet Bank ten years ago. Both directors are leaving the board on good terms. Mr. Kimsey has chosen to devote more time to other interests, while Mr. Flick has reached retirement age per the Companys bylaws.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION|
Dated: January 27, 2005
/s/ John G. Finneran, Jr.
John G. Finneran, Jr.
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary