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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 15, 2016
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On April 15, 2016, salesforce.com, inc. (the “Company”) awarded cash bonuses to its named executive officers for fiscal year 2016 performance pursuant to the Company’s bonus plan. The bonus amounts were based primarily on the achievement of specific corporate performance goals as well as individual performance during the Company’s fiscal year 2016, from February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016, net of mid-year bonus payouts made on September 30, 2015. The following table sets forth the bonus amounts paid on April 15, 2016 to the Company’s named executive officers as approved by the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors:
Named Executive Officer
Mark Benioff (1)
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Hawkins (2)
Chief Financial Officer
Keith Block (3)
Vice Chairman, President, and Chief Operating Officer
Alexandre Dayon (4)
President and Chief Product Officer
Parker Harris (5)
Burke Norton (6)
Chief Legal Officer and Chief of Corporate and Government Affairs
(1) Mr. Benioff’s mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $775,000.
(2) Mr. Hawkins’ mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $175,000.
(3) Mr. Block’s mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $269,250.
(4) Mr. Dayon’s mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $175,000.
(5) Mr. Harris’ mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $175,000.
(6) Mr. Norton’s mid-year bonus payout on September 30, 2015 was $175,000.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: April 19, 2016
/s/ Burke F. Norton
Burke F. Norton
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief of Corporate and Government Affairs