UNITED STATES 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):
May 7, 2012
EXTREME NETWORKS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3585 Monroe Street
Santa Clara, California 95051
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
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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.
As previously announced on April 19, 2012, Michael L. Seaton resigned as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services and as an employee of the Company, effective as of May 31, 2012. On May 7, 2012, the Company and Mr. Seaton entered into a Resignation Agreement and General Release of Claims (the “Seaton Agreement”), pursuant to which, Mr. Seaton is entitled to a lump sum payment of $137,500 and the extension to September 30, 2012 of the exercise period for all of his vested options. The foregoing description of the Seaton Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Seaton Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Resignation Agreement and General Release of Claims, dated May 7, 2012, between Extreme Networks, Inc. and Michael L. Seaton.
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: May 9, 2012
EXTREME NETWORKS, INC.
/s/ DIANE HONDA
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary