Extreme Networks, Inc.
EXTREME NETWORKS INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/02/2017 16:50:19)

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): July 28, 2017

 

EXTREME NETWORKS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware

 

000-25711

 

77-0430270

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File No.)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

6480 Via Del Oro

San Jose, California 95119

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

(408) 579-2800

 

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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

 

Executive Bonus Payouts for the 2 nd Half of Fiscal Year 2017

On July 28, 2017, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Extreme Networks, Inc. (the “Committee”) determined the allocation of the discretionary bonus payment among the company’s executive officers under the Extreme Networks’ Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). These payments are in recognition of executive officers’ contributions to the company’s performance in the second half of fiscal year 2017. The table below sets forth the individual discretionary bonus payments to company’s named executive officers:

 

 

Name and Position

  

Bonus Amount

Edward B. Meyercord

Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer

  

$

430,920

 

 

Robert Gault

Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue and Services Officer

  

$

206,483

 

 

Benjamin Drew Davies

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  

$

125,685

 

 

Executive Bonus Targets for Fiscal Year 2018

 

On July 28, 2017, the Committee approved bonus targets for the executive officers as a percentage of base salary under the Plan for fiscal 2018. The table below sets forth the bonus targets as a percentage of base salary for fiscal 2017 and 2018 for the company’s named executive officers:

 

 

Name

  

Year

  

Bonus target

Edward B. Meyercord

  

2018

2017

 

%

%

130

120

 

 

 

Robert Gault

  

2018

2017

 

%

%

100

100

 

 

 

Benjamin Drew Davies

  

2018

2017

 

%

%

65

60

 

 

Executive Salary Increases for Fiscal Year 2018

 

In addition, on July 28, 2017, the Committee approved an increase to the annual base salaries (effective as of August 1, 2017) of the company’s executive officers after a review of performance and competitive market data. The table below sets forth the annual base salary levels for fiscal 2017 and 2018 for the company’s named executive officers:

 

 

Name

  

Year

  

Base Salary

Edward B. Meyercord

  

2018

2017

 

$

$

625,000

600,000

 

 

 

Robert Gault

  

2018

2017

 

$

$

410,000

345,000

 

 

 

Benjamin Drew Davies

  

2018

2017

 

$

$

400,000

350,000

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: August 2, 2017

 

EXTREME NETWORKS, INC.

 

 

 

By:

 

/s/ B. DREW DAVIES

 

 

B. Drew Davies

 

 

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (Principal Accounting Officer)