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This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-Q filed Nov 9, 2007.

Item 4. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

At Magma’s annual meeting of stockholders, held on August 29, 2007, the following matters were considered and voted upon:

Proposal 1. To elect two Class III directors, to hold office until the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes for such nominees were as follows:

         
Nominee   For   Against   Withheld   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
Rajeev Madhavan     35,302,548             833,935              
Kevin C. Eichler     35,232,556             903,927              

At the annual meeting, Rajeev Madhavan and Kevin C. Eichler were elected to serve as Class III directors until the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders, or until their successors have been elected by the stockholders or appointed by the Board of Directors pursuant to the Company’s bylaws.

The Class I directors are Roy E. Jewell and Thomas M. Rohrs, and the Class II directors are Timothy J. Ng, Chester J. Silvestri, and Susumu Kohyama, and their term of office as directors continued after the meeting.

Proposal 2. To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent accountants for the fiscal year ending April 6, 2008. The votes for such proposal were as follows:

       
For   Against   Withheld   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
35,914,585     96,291             125,607        

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This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-K filed Jun 6, 2007.

ITEM 4.    SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS

 

Not applicable.

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT

 

Pursuant to General Instruction G(3) of Form 10-K, the information regarding our executive officers required by Item 401(b) of Regulation S-K is listed below.

 

The following table provides the names, offices, and ages of each of our executive officers as of May 31, 2007:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Rajeev Madhavan

   41    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Roy E. Jewell

   52    President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

Peter S. Teshima

   49    Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Saeid Ghafouri

   49    Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations

David H. Stanley

   60    Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Secretary

 

Rajeev Madhavan has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception in April 1997. Mr. Madhavan served as our President from our inception until May 2001. Prior to co-founding Magma, from July 1994 until February 1997, Mr. Madhavan founded and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ambit Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, later acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company.

 

Roy E. Jewell has served as our President since May 2001 and as one of our directors since July 2001. Mr. Jewell has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2001. From March 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Jewell served as the Chief Executive Officer at a company he co-founded, Clarisay, Inc., a supplier of surface acoustic wave filters. From January 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Jewell was a member of the CEO Staff at Avant! Corporation, a provider of software products for integrated circuit designs. From July 1992 to January 1998, Mr. Jewell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technology Modeling Associates, Inc. or TMA, subsequently acquired by Avant! Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Jewell served in various marketing positions at TMA.

 

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Peter S. Teshima has served as our Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since April 2006. He served as our Vice President, Finance from August 2004 to April 2006. As our Vice President, Finance, he managed Magma’s worldwide finance organization. From January 2003 to August 2004 he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Hier Design, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation design planning software targeted at the field programmable gate array market space. From February 2000 to December 2002, Mr. Teshima was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration at InTime Software, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation software. From November 1998 to January 2000, Mr. Teshima served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cyclone Commerce, a provider of e-commerce and business to business software applications and products. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Teshima served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Teshima’s prior experience includes serving as Chief Financial Officer at interHDL Inc., and High Level Design Systems.

 

Saeid Ghafouri has served as our Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations since September 2002. From September 1999 to September 2002, Mr. Ghafouri was President and Chief Executive Officer of Empact Software, Inc., an enterprise software company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of an electronic design automation company, interHDL, which was acquired by Avant! Corporation, from April 1998 to September 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Ghafouri served in various management positions between June 1996 and April 1998 at Synopsys, Inc., most recently as Vice President—Business Development for library products. He spent eight years with Cadence Design Systems Inc., between March 1986 and May 1994, where he served in various positions in Sales, Marketing and Applications Engineering.

 

David H. Stanley has served as our Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs since November, 2005 and as our Corporate Secretary since January 2006. From April 2005 to November 2005, Mr. Stanley served as a legal consultant to us. From July 2004 to April 2005 Mr. Stanley was an independent legal adviser. Prior to that, Mr. Stanley was our Director for Corporate Development and Strategy from August 2003 to June 2004, in which position Mr. Stanley worked on mergers and acquisitions. From September 1999 until April 2003, Mr. Stanley was general counsel of COLO.COM, a collocation space provider. From October 1997 to September 1999, Mr. Stanley was the general counsel and a member of the CEO Staff of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Stanley received an A.B. degree in economics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and a J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco.

 

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PART II

 

This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-K filed Apr 4, 2007.

ITEM 4.    SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

 

Not applicable.

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT

 

Pursuant to General Instruction G(3) of Form 10-K, the information regarding our executive officers required by Item 401(b) of Regulation S-K is listed below.

 

The following table provides the names, offices, and ages of each of our executive officers as of May 31, 2006:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Rajeev Madhavan

   40    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Roy E. Jewell

   51    President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

Peter S. Teshima

   48    Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Saeid Ghafouri

   47    Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations

David H. Stanley

   59    Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs

 

Rajeev Madhavan has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception in April 1997. Mr. Madhavan served as our President from our inception until May 2001. Prior to

 

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co-founding Magma, from July 1994 until February 1997, Mr. Madhavan founded and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ambit Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, later acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company.

 

Roy E. Jewell has served as our President since May 2001 and as one of our directors since July 2001. Mr. Jewell has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2001. From March 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Jewell served as the Chief Executive Officer at a company he co-founded, Clarisay, Inc., a supplier of surface acoustic wave filters. From January 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Jewell was a member of the CEO Staff at Avant! Corporation, a provider of software products for integrated circuit designs. From July 1992 to January 1998, Mr. Jewell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technology Modeling Associates, Inc. or TMA, subsequently acquired by Avant! Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Jewell served in various marketing positions at TMA.

 

Peter S. Teshima has served as our Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since April 2006. He served as our Vice President, Finance from August 2004 to April 2006. As our Vice President, Finance, he managed Magma’s worldwide finance organization. From January 2003 to August 2004 he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Hier Design, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation design planning software targeted at the field programmable gate array market space. From February 2000 to December 2002, Mr. Teshima was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration at InTime Software, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation software. From November 1998 to January 2000, Mr. Teshima served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cyclone Commerce a provider of e-commerce and business to business software applications and products. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Teshima served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Teshima’s prior experience includes serving as Chief Financial Officer at interHDL Inc., and High Level Design Systems.

 

Saeid Ghafouri has served as our Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations since September 2002. From September 1999 to September 2002 Mr. Ghafouri was President and Chief Executive Officer of Empact Software, Inc., an enterprise software company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of an electronic design automation company, interHDL, which was acquired by Avant! Corporation, from April 1998 to September 1999. Prior to that Mr. Ghafouri served in various management positions between June 1996 and April 1998 at Synopsys, Inc., most recently as Vice President—Business Development for library products. He spent eight years with Cadence Design Systems Inc., between March 1986 and May 1994, where he served in various positions in Sales, Marketing and Applications Engineering.

 

David H. Stanley has served as our Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs since November, 2005 and as our Corporate Secretary since January 2006. From April 2005 to November 2005, Mr. Stanley served as a legal consultant to Magma. From July 2004 to April 2005 Mr. Stanley was an independent legal adviser. Prior to that, Mr. Stanley was Magma’s Director for Corporate Development and Strategy from August 2003 to June 2004, in which position Mr. Stanley worked on mergers and acquisitions. From September 1999 until April 2003, Mr. Stanley was general counsel of COLO.COM, a collocation space provider. From October 1997 to September 1999, Mr. Stanley was the general counsel and a member of the CEO Staff of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Stanley received an A.B. degree in economics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and a J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco.

 

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PART II

 

This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-K filed Jun 15, 2006.

ITEM 4.    SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

 

Not applicable.

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT

 

Pursuant to General Instruction G(3) of Form 10-K, the information regarding our executive officers required by Item 401(b) of Regulation S-K is listed below.

 

The following table provides the names, offices, and ages of each of our executive officers as of May 31, 2006:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Rajeev Madhavan

   40    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Roy E. Jewell

   51    President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

Peter S. Teshima

   48    Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Saeid Ghafouri

   47    Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations

David H. Stanley

   59    Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs

 

Rajeev Madhavan has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception in April 1997. Mr. Madhavan served as our President from our inception until May 2001. Prior to

 

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co-founding Magma, from July 1994 until February 1997, Mr. Madhavan founded and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ambit Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, later acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company.

 

Roy E. Jewell has served as our President since May 2001 and as one of our directors since July 2001. Mr. Jewell has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2001. From March 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Jewell served as the Chief Executive Officer at a company he co-founded, Clarisay, Inc., a supplier of surface acoustic wave filters. From January 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Jewell was a member of the CEO Staff at Avant! Corporation, a provider of software products for integrated circuit designs. From July 1992 to January 1998, Mr. Jewell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technology Modeling Associates, Inc. or TMA, subsequently acquired by Avant! Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Jewell served in various marketing positions at TMA.

 

Peter S. Teshima has served as our Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since April 2006. He served as our Vice President, Finance from August 2004 to April 2006. As our Vice President, Finance, he managed Magma’s worldwide finance organization. From January 2003 to August 2004 he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Hier Design, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation design planning software targeted at the field programmable gate array market space. From February 2000 to December 2002, Mr. Teshima was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration at InTime Software, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation software. From November 1998 to January 2000, Mr. Teshima served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cyclone Commerce a provider of e-commerce and business to business software applications and products. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Teshima served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Teshima’s prior experience includes serving as Chief Financial Officer at interHDL Inc., and High Level Design Systems.

 

Saeid Ghafouri has served as our Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations since September 2002. From September 1999 to September 2002 Mr. Ghafouri was President and Chief Executive Officer of Empact Software, Inc., an enterprise software company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of an electronic design automation company, interHDL, which was acquired by Avant! Corporation, from April 1998 to September 1999. Prior to that Mr. Ghafouri served in various management positions between June 1996 and April 1998 at Synopsys, Inc., most recently as Vice President—Business Development for library products. He spent eight years with Cadence Design Systems Inc., between March 1986 and May 1994, where he served in various positions in Sales, Marketing and Applications Engineering.

 

David H. Stanley has served as our Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs since November, 2005 and as our Corporate Secretary since January 2006. From April 2005 to November 2005, Mr. Stanley served as a legal consultant to Magma. From July 2004 to April 2005 Mr. Stanley was an independent legal adviser. Prior to that, Mr. Stanley was Magma’s Director for Corporate Development and Strategy from August 2003 to June 2004, in which position Mr. Stanley worked on mergers and acquisitions. From September 1999 until April 2003, Mr. Stanley was general counsel of COLO.COM, a collocation space provider. From October 1997 to September 1999, Mr. Stanley was the general counsel and a member of the CEO Staff of Avant! Corporation. Mr. Stanley received an A.B. degree in economics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and a J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco.

 

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PART II

 

This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-Q filed Aug 12, 2005.

ITEM 4. SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

 

A Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) was held on June 22, 2005 in order for stockholders to vote on whether to approve a stock option exchange program (the “Exchange Program”) that allows Magma employees (other than executive officers) to exchange stock options with an exercise price per share of $10.50 or greater for options to purchase a lesser number of shares at an exercise price equal to the fair market value of Magma’s common stock on the date such new options are granted*. The results of the vote were as follows:

 

For

  Against

  Abstain

21,729,578   3,233,723   5,629

* Exchange Program is currently ongoing and new options are expected to be granted on August 22, 2005.

 

This excerpt taken from the LAVA 10-K filed Jun 14, 2005.

ITEM 4.    SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.

 

Not applicable.

 

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EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE REGISTRANT

 

Pursuant to General Instruction G(3) of Form 10-K, the information regarding our executive officers required by Item 401(b) of Regulation S-K is listed below.

 

The following table provides the names, offices, and ages of each of our executive officers as of May 31, 2005:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


Rajeev Madhavan

   39    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Roy E. Jewell

   50    President and Chief Operating Officer and Director

Gregory C. Walker

   51    Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Saeid Ghafouri

   47    Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations

Hamid Savoj

   44    Senior Vice President, Product Development

 

Rajeev Madhavan has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception in April 1997. Mr. Madhavan served as our President from our inception until May 2001. Prior to co-founding Magma, from July 1994 until February 1997, Mr. Madhavan founded and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ambit Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, later acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company.

 

Roy E. Jewell has served as our President since May 2001 and as one of our directors since July 2001. Mr. Jewell has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2001. From March 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Jewell served as the Chief Executive Officer at a company he co-founded, Clarisay, Inc., a supplier of surface acoustic wave filters. From January 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Jewell was a member of the CEO Staff at Avant! Corporation, a provider of software products for integrated circuit designs. From July 1992 to January 1998, Mr. Jewell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technology Modeling Associates, Inc. or TMA, subsequently acquired by Avant! Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Jewell served in various marketing positions at TMA.

 

Gregory C. Walker has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Vice President—Finance since August 2002, and as our Senior Vice President—Finance since September 2002. From April 1999 to April 2002 he served as Chief Financial Officer, and most recently as interim Chief Executive Officer, for Accrue Software, Inc., a leading provider of customer relationship management products. From October 1997 to March 1999, Mr. Walker was Chief Financial Officer at Duet Technologies, Inc., a provider of semiconductor design services and software. From January 1997 through September 1997, Mr. Walker served as Chief Financial Officer of NeTpower, Inc., a manufacturer of work stations and servers. From December 1990 to January 1997, Mr. Walker served as Treasurer, Vice President of Finance and acting Chief Financial Officer, successively, at Synopsys, Inc., a supplier of electronic design automation solutions for the global electronic market. Prior to working at Synopsys, Mr. Walker held various positions in financial operations at Xerox Corporation and IBM Corporation.

 

Saeid Ghafouri has served as our Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations since September 2002. From September 1999 to September 2002 Mr. Ghafouri was President and Chief Executive Officer of Empact Software, Inc., an enterprise software company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of an electronic design automation company, interHDL, which was acquired by Avant! Corporation, from April 1998 to September 1999. Prior to that Mr. Ghafouri served in various management positions between June 1996 and April 1998 at Synopsys, Inc., most recently as Vice President—Business Development for library products. He spent eight years with Cadence Design Systems Inc., between March 1986 and May 1994, where he served in various positions in Sales, Marketing and Applications Engineering.

 

Hamid Savoj co-founded our company and has served as our Senior Vice President, Product Development since September 2002. Before that he served as our Vice President, Product Development since July 2000. Between April 1997 and July 2000 he served as Magma’s principal engineer. From April 1994 to April 1997 Mr. Savoj was a senior member of the consulting staff at Cadence Design Systems.

 

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