SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 3, 2006--Washington Mutual, Inc.
(NYSE:WM) announced today that it will provide a live webcast of its
Annual Meeting to be held at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 18, 2006,
at Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, in Seattle, Washington.
Participants may access the live audio webcast by going to the
Investor Relations portion of the company's website at
The company's first quarter 2006 earnings will be released on
Tuesday, April 18, 2006, following the close of the New York Stock
A conference call to discuss the company's financial results will
be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 6:00 p.m. EDT and will be
hosted by Kerry Killinger, chairman and chief executive officer, and
Tom Casey, executive vice president and chief financial officer. The
conference call will be available by telephone and the Internet. The
prepared remarks will be available on the Investor Relations portion
of the company's web site, www.wamu.com/ir, prior to the call.
The dial-in number for the live conference call is 888-946-6301.
Participants calling from outside the United States may dial
210-234-0006. The passcode "WaMu" is required to access the call. Via
the Internet, the conference call is available on the Investor
Relations portion of the company's web site at www.wamu.com/ir.
A recording of the conference call will be available beginning at
9:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 18, 2006, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on
Friday, April 28, 2006. The recorded call will be available at
800-337-5620. Callers from outside the United States may dial
With a history dating back to 1889, Washington Mutual is a
retailer of financial services that provides a diversified line of
products and services to consumers and commercial clients. At December
31, 2005, Washington Mutual and its subsidiaries had assets of $343.12
billion. Washington Mutual currently operates more than 2,600 retail
banking, mortgage lending, commercial banking, and financial services
offices throughout the nation. Washington Mutual's press releases are
available at www.wamunewsroom.com.
CONTACT: Washington Mutual, Seattle
Alan Gulick, 206-377-3637
Alan Magleby, 206-490-5182 or 212-326-6019
SOURCE: Washington Mutual, Inc.