Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): November 1, 2018  

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

DELAWARE 0-3225994-3267295
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


2820 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, California 95134
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(408) 470-1000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

Align Technology, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced that Christopher C. Puco, senior vice president and managing director of the Americas region, has decided to leave the Company to pursue other interests. Effective immediately, Mr. Puco will transition his responsibilities for the Americas region to Joe Hogan, the Company’s president and CEO, and will continue to work on initiatives under the Invisalign Experience program umbrella and help ensure a smooth transition. He will remain employed by the Company in a non-executive role until March 1, 2019.  Each of the Americas’ regional leaders, Brad Jergenson, vice president and general manager of the United States; Sian Roberts, vice president and general manager of Canada; and Ritesh Sharma, general manager of Latin America, will report directly to Mr. Hogan. The Company has launched an executive search for Mr. Puco’s replacement.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.Description
99.1Press Release of Align Technology, Inc. dated November 1, 2018


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 1, 2018By: /s/ Roger E. George        
  Roger E. George
  Sr. Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer



Exhibit Number Description
99.1 Press Release of Align Technology, Inc. dated November 1, 2018