SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
Pursuant to Section 13
or 15(d) of
January 19, 2005
Synovus Financial Corp.
|(State of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500
Columbus, Georgia 31901
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Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 19, 2005, Synovus Financial Corp. ("Registrant") and James D. Yancey, Chairman of the Board of Registrant, entered into a
Consulting Agreement pursuant to which Mr. Yancey will provide consulting and advisory services to Registrant. Mr. Yancey will be
paid a consulting fee of $27,487.33 per month during the term of the Consulting Agreement, which term ends on December 31, 2005. In
addition, Mr. Yancey will be entitled to the personal use of Registrant aircraft in accordance with the Synovus Financial Corp.
Personal Use of Aircraft Policy during the term of the Consulting Agreement which, in general, will entitle Mr. Yancey to 20 hours of
personal use of Registrant aircraft per year.
The foregoing description of the Consulting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such Agreement (including any exhibits thereto), a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
Results of Operations and
On January 19, 2005, Registrant issued a press release and will hold an investor call and webcast to disclose financial results for
the year ended December 31, 2004. The press release and Supplemental Information for use at this investor call are attached hereto as
Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 and incorporated herein by reference. This information shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section
18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or incorporated by reference into any document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
See Item 2.02 above.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Consulting Agreement of James D. Yancey
Registrant's press release
dated January 19, 2005
Supplemental Information prepared for use with the
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| SYNOVUS FINANCIAL CORP.|
|Dated: January 19, 2005||By:/s/ Kathleen Moates|
| Kathleen Moates|
Senior Deputy General Counsel