Form 8-K A10 Networks, Inc. For: Jan 25

January 31, 2022 4:16 PM EST

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Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

January 25, 2022
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

2300 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(408) 325-8668
(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.00001 par value per shareATENNew York Stock Exchange

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors of Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 25, 2022, the Compensation Committee (the “Compensation Committee”) of the board of directors of A10 Networks, Inc. (the “Company”) completed an annual review of executive compensation, which included a review of annual base salary, bonus target amounts for 2022 and confirmation of payouts under the Company’s 2021 Executive Incentive Plan (the “2021 Plan”) for its executive officers. In connection with this review, the Compensation Committee confirmed and approved the following cash payouts under the 2021 Plan for performance in 2021:

NameTitleCash Bonus Amount
Dhrupad TrivediChief Executive Officer$840,000
Brian BeckerChief Financial Officer$210,000
Matt BrueningExecutive Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing$448,000
Robert CochranExecutive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration$211,220

In addition, the Compensation Committee approved annual base salary and target cash bonus amounts under the Company’s 2022 Executive Incentive Plan (the “2022 Plan”) for 2022 as set forth below. Actual cash payouts under the bonus program the 2022 Plan will be subject to the achievement of certain Company revenue and adjusted EBITDA performance goals as approved by the Compensation Committee.

Name2022 Salary*Annual Target Bonus PercentageAnnual Target Bonus Amount
Dhrupad Trivedi$650,000100%$650,000
Brian Becker$310,00050%$155,000
Matt Bruening$340,000100%$340,000
Robert Cochran$301,74450%$150,872

*Effective February 1, 2022

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: January 31, 2022
By: /s/ Robert Cochran
Robert Cochran
Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Collaboration and Secretary

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