NVIDIA 8-K 2007
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): September 17, 2007
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 486-2000
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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Directors.
Appointment of Senior Vice President of Operations
On September 17, 2007, NVIDIA Corporation, or the Company, appointed Debora Shoquist, 52, as the Company’s new Senior Vice President of Operations. Prior to her appointment as an executive officer, Ms. Shoquist served as the Senior Vice President of Operations at JDSU Corporation, a provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for the telecommunications industry, from March 2004 to May 2007. From February 2002 through February 2004, Ms. Shoquist served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Electro-Optics Group at Coherent, Inc., a supplier of photonics-based solutions. From 1991 to 2001, Ms. Shoquist held several roles at Quantum Corporation, a mass storage company, including service as President and General Manager of the Personal Computing Storage Division and Executive Vice President of Hard Disk Drive Operations. From 1981 to 1991, Ms. Shoquist served in various engineering, production, and manufacturing roles at Hewlett Packard Corporation, a provider of products, technologies, software, solutions and services. Ms. Shoquist holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University and a B.S. in Biology from Santa Clara University.
The material terms of our offer letter to Ms. Shoquist, dated September 13, 2007, which describes the terms of Ms. Shoquist’s employment with the Company, are as follows:
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.