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): October 15, 2018
CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|170 West Tasman Drive, San Jose, California||95134-1706|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants 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.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers.
On October 15, 2018, Dr. John L. Hennessy notified Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco) of his decision not to stand for re-election at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Following Dr. Hennessys notification to Cisco, the Board of Directors (the Board), upon recommendation by the Nomination and Governance Committee, has nominated each of the other current directors for election (other than Carol A. Bartz who was not eligible to be renominated for election under Ciscos age limit policy), and each has decided to stand for election at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Board has reduced the size of the Board to nine members effective at the time of the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Dr. Hennessy and Ms. Bartz will continue to serve as directors until Ciscos 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on December 12, 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.
|CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.|
|Dated: October 18, 2018||By:||/s/ Evan Sloves|