PANW - Form 8-K - Batra - Xu transition
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
March 13, 2014
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
4401 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California 95054
(Address of principal executive office, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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.
Effective April 1, 2014, Rajiv Batra, a named executive officer of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (the “Company”), will assume a new role of Founder in which he will provide strategic technology guidance and customer-facing sales support. Mr. Batra will no longer serve as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Engineering. Effective April 1, 2014, Wilson Xu will be promoted to Senior Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Xu will report to Mark McLaughlin, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for overseeing the Company’s Engineering organization.
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.
PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC.
/s/ MARK D. MCLAUGHLIN
Mark D. McLaughlin
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director
Date: March 13, 2014