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): November 9, 2021
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||0-12933|| ||94-2634797|
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4650 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, California 94538
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Table of Contents
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On November 9, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company, pursuant to applicable provisions of the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws, appointed Jyoti K. Mehra as director of the Company, effective immediately.
Ms. Mehra has served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (“Gilead”), a biopharmaceutical company, since July 2019. She previously served as Vice President of Human Resources of Gilead from October 2017 to July 2019. Prior to joining Gilead, she held positions of increasing responsibility with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“Novartis”), a pharmaceutical company, and its affiliates, from 2005 through October 2017, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources of Novartis from July 2014 to October 2017.
Ms. Mehra earned an M.A. degree in politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a B.A. degree in political science from Delhi University.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Mehra and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Mehra was named director of the Company. Ms. Mehra does not have any family relationship with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers or any persons nominated or chosen by the Company to be a director or executive officer. Ms. Mehra does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction or proposed transaction required to be reported under Section 404(a) of Regulation S-K or Item 5.02(d) of Form 8-K.
Ms. Mehra will receive compensation for her service as a director consistent with the Company’s current policies for compensation of non-employee directors.
In accordance with the Company’s customary practice, the Company is entering into its standard form of indemnification agreement with Ms. Mehra, which will require the Company to indemnify her against certain liabilities that may arise as a result of her status or service as a director. The description of the indemnification agreement with Ms. Mehra is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the form of indemnification agreement, which is attached to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q dated April 24, 2017 as Exhibit 10.1.
Ms. Mehra’s appointment increased the size of the board to 10 members.
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:||November 16, 2021||LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Ava M. Hahn|
|Ava M. Hahn|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer|