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): June 5, 2020
SUPER MICRO COMPUTER, INC.
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
980 Rock Avenue, San Jose, California 95131
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone, including area code: (408) 503-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Common Stock, $0.001 par value
The NASDAQ Global Select Market
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Agreements of Certain Officers.
On June 5, 2020, the stockholders of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (the “Company”), upon recommendation of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), approved the Super Micro Computer, Inc. 2020 Equity and Incentive Compensation Plan (the “Plan”).
The Plan authorizes the Compensation Committee of the Board to provide for cash awards and equity-based compensation in the form of stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock, restricted stock units, performance shares, performance units, dividend equivalents, and certain other awards, including those denominated or payable in, or otherwise based on, the Company’s common stock. The purpose of these awards is to provide incentives and rewards for service and/or performance to the Company’s non-employee directors, officers and other employees of the Company and its subsidiaries, and certain consultants and other service providers to the Company and its subsidiaries. Subject to adjustment as described in the Plan and subject to the Plan’s share counting rules, a total of 5,000,000 shares of common stock are available for awards granted under the Plan, plus the total number of shares of the Company’s common stock remaining available for awards under the Super Micro Computer, Inc. 2016 Equity Incentive Plan.
A non-exhaustive list of performance measures that could be used for performance-based awards under the Plan includes the following: revenue; sales; expenses; operating income; gross margin; operating margin; earnings before any one or more of stock-based compensation expense, interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization; pre-tax profit; net operating income; net income; economic value added; free cash flow; operating cash flow; balance of cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities; stock price; earnings per share; return on stockholder equity; return on capital; return on assets; return on investment; total stockholder return; employee satisfaction; employee retention; market share; customer satisfaction; product development; research and development expenses; completion of an identified special project; and completion of a joint venture or other corporate transaction.
The Board generally will be able to amend the Plan, subject to stockholder approval in certain circumstances as described in the Plan.
The description of the Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plan, which is incorporated by reference as Exhibit 10.1 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
SUPER MICRO COMPUTER, INC.
Date: June 10, 2020
/s/ Charles Liang
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board (Principal Executive Officer)