SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 21, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
810 West Maude Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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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.
Resignation of Director
On February 21, 2012, Christopher McNiffe resigned as a member of the 8x8, Inc. (the "Company") board of directors and as a member of its Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Nominations Committee.
Appointment of New Director
On February 24, 2012, Eric Salzman was appointed as a member of the Company's board of directors and audit committee in order to fill the vacancy created by Mr. McNiffe's resignation. In connection with his appointment as a director, Mr. Salzman has been granted an option to purchase 75,000 shares of the Company's common stock under the 2006 Stock Plan. The option will vest over a four-year period, subject to Mr. Salzman's continuing service to the Company.
A copy of the press release announcing the resignation of Mr. McNiffe from the board of directors and the appointment of Mr. Salzman as a director is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated February 27, 2012.
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: February 27, 2012
|By: /s/ Daniel Weirich|
|Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
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