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):
February 8, 2018
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
20 Sylvan Road, Woburn,
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s 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.
In May 2016, as part of a multi-year succession plan, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (“Skyworks” or the “Company”) announced that David J. Aldrich had retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective as of May 11, 2016, and become Executive Chairman of Skyworks. In connection with his transition to Executive Chairman, the Company entered into a Second Amended and Restated Change of Control / Severance Agreement with Mr. Aldrich (the “Aldrich Agreement”).
On February 8, 2018, Mr. Aldrich informed Skyworks that he would not extend his term as Executive Chairman beyond the initial two-year period provided for in the Aldrich Agreement. Accordingly, on May 9, 2018, the date of Skyworks’ 2018 Annual Meeting, Mr. Aldrich’s tenure as Skyworks’ Executive Chairman will end, with the terms of the Aldrich Agreement governing the cessation of his employment.
Mr. Aldrich continues to serve as Skyworks’ Chairman of the Board and will be standing for re-election at the 2018 Annual Meeting.
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.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
February 14, 2018
/s/ Robert J. Terry
Robert J. Terry
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary