Statement from World Acceptance Corporation CEO, A. Alexander McLean on the
Death of William S. Hummers III, a Director of the Company
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- August 15, 2013
World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) issaddened to announce that
William (“Bill”) S. Hummers III, a Director, passed away on August13, 2013.
“On behalf of World Acceptance Corporation, my deepest condolences go out to
the family of Mr. William S. Hummers, III on his passing. Bill was a long time
director of the Company and was a person with integrity, compassion and a
solid commitment to family and the community. Bill’s death is a tragic loss
for all of us who considered him a close friend and an important member of the
Company’s Board of Directors,” stated Mr. A. Alexander McLean, Chairman and
Mr. Ken Bramlett, Lead Director of the Company, stated, “We will miss his
insight, dedication to good governance, and his commitment to the Company.”
Mr. Hummers, age 67, had served as a director of the Company since April 1989.
About World Acceptance Corporation
World Acceptance Corporation is one of the largest small-loan consumer finance
companies, operating 1,210 offices in 13 states and Mexico. It is also the
parent company of ParaData Financial Systems, a provider of computer software
solutions for the consumer finance industry.
World Acceptance Corporation
Kelly Malson, 864-298-9800
Chief Financial Officer
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