Citrix Systems 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) March 9, 2007
Citrix Systems, Inc.
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(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)
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Section 1Registrants Business and Operations
(e) On March 9, 2007, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. (the Company) approved the Citrix Systems, Inc. Executive Bonus Plan (the Bonus Plan) and established bonus awards that may be earned for fiscal year 2007 under the Bonus Plan by the Companys executive officers approved for participation in the Bonus Plan by the Compensation Committee (each a Participant). The Bonus Plan provides for target bonus levels for each Participant expressed as a percentage of each Participants base salary that are established by the Compensation Committee and relate to financial and operational metrics with respect to the Company or any of its subsidiaries, including, but not limited to, the following: (a) operating margin, gross margin, contribution margin or profit margin, (b) earnings per share or pro forma earnings per share, (c) revenue (including product or division revenues) or bookings (including product or division bookings), (d) expenses or operating expenses, (e) completion of number of years of service with the Company, (f) net income or operating income, (g) stock price increase, (h) performance relative to peers, (i) divisional or operating segment financial and operating performance, (j) total return on shares of common stock relative to increase in appropriate stock index selected by the Compensation Committee, (k) customer satisfaction indicators, (l) cash flow, (m) pre-tax profit, (n) growth or growth rate with respect to any of the foregoing measures, (o) attainment of strategic and operational objectives, (p) other financial measures determined by the Compensation Committee, (q) other performance measures determined by the Compensation Committee, or (r) any combination or subset of the foregoing. Additionally, the Compensation Committee may make the achievement of individual goals a component of a bonus award. The Compensation Committee may appropriately adjust any evaluation of performance under any selected performance goal to exclude certain events that occur during a performance period. Pursuant to the Plan, performance goals will be measured at the end of each fiscal year following the release of the Companys financial statements. The actual bonus payments may be less than or greater than the target bonus amounts depending on whether and the extent to which the goals upon which such bonuses are based are achieved. Except under certain circumstances, bonus awards are payable following the conclusion of each fiscal year. The Compensation Committee and/or the Board of Directors retain the right to amend, alter or terminate the Bonus Plan at any time.
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.