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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): August 21, 2019
  LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
0-12933
 
94-2634797
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)
4650 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, California 94538
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(510) 572-0200
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 Per Share
LRCX
The Nasdaq Stock Market
(Nasdaq Global Select Market)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company     ¨
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.                      ¨



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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
 
SIGNATURES
 




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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.
On August 26, 2019, Stephen G. Newberry, a member of the board of directors (the “Board”) and the chairman of the Board of Lam Research Corporation (the “Company”) notified the Company that he is retiring from his positions with the Company effective as of the close of business on November 4, 2019. Following Mr. Newberry’s retirement, Abhijit Y. Talwalkar, who currently serves as the Company’s lead independent director, will become chairman of the Board (contingent on Mr. Talwalkar’s re-election as a director at the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders) and there will be no lead independent director position.
In addition, on August 21, 2019, Christine A. Heckart, a member of the Board, notified the Company that she is resigning from her position with the Company effective as of the close of business on November 4, 2019.




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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 26, 2019
 
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION
 
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
/s/ Sarah A. O'Dowd
 
 
 
Sarah A. O'Dowd
 
 
 
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary


LRCX 8-K dated 8/21/2019