Exar 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 3, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Commission File No. 0-14225
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
48720 Kato Road, Fremont, CA 94538
(Address of principal executive offices, Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On April 3, 2012, Exar Corporation (the Company) terminated the employment of Frank Marazita, the Companys Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Reliability & Quality Assurance, effective April 28, 2012. As of April 3, 2012, Mr. Marazita will no longer hold the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Reliability & Quality Assurance, however, his employment with the Company is expected to continue until April 28, 2012.
In connection with his termination, the Company entered into a separation agreement with Mr. Marazita (the Agreement). The Agreement provides, among other things, that, subject to the terms and conditions of the Agreement and Mr. Marazitas compliance therewith, Mr. Marazita will receive $80,000 as a severance payment, paid as a lump sum, and payment of three months of COBRA premiums. Also, the Agreement provides for a full and general release by Mr. Marazita in favor of the Company and Mr. Marazitas agreement to certain confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-disparagement obligations. The foregoing summary of the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by the provisions of the Agreement, which the Company intends to file with its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ending April 1, 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: April 5, 2012