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):
January 30, 2013
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
333 LAKESIDE DRIVE, FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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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 Officers
Retirement of Directors
On January 30, 2013, Dr. Gordon Moore and Mr. James Denny announced their intention to retire from the Board of Directors of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (the Company), effective as of the end of their terms in May 2013. Dr. Moore's and Mr. Denny's decision to retire was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company. Mr. Denny will continue to serve as the Company's Lead Independent Director until his retirement from the Board. The Company expects to appoint a successor Lead Independent Director at the meeting of its Board of Directors in May 2013.
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.
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
/s/ Robin L. Washington
Robin L. Washington
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: January 31, 2013