Pure Storage (PSTG)

Filed: 15 Mar 18, 8:00pm

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 14, 2018
Pure Storage, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware 001-37570 27-1069557
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer Identification No.)

650 Castro Street, Suite 400
Mountain View, California 94041
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(800) 379-7873
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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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.

On March 14, 2018, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of Pure Storage, Inc. (the “Company”) approved (i) a form of Restricted Stock Award (“RSA”) agreement under the Company’s 2015 Equity Incentive Plan, and (ii) the Company’s Employee Cash Incentive Plan, under which the executive officers of the Company may participate or receive awards. The amount and terms of each award, including the applicable performance goals and vesting schedules, will be determined by the Committee in its sole discretion and set forth in that individual’s award documentation.

Copies of the form of RSA agreement and the Company’s Employee Cash Incentive Plan are filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing description does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by the terms of the attached exhibits.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 10.1 and 10.2 hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing or document.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
The following exhibits are furnished herewith:

Exhibit No. Description
Form of Restricted Stock Award Grant Notice and Award Agreement under the Pure Storage, Inc. 2015 Equity Incentive Plan.

Pure Storage, Inc. Employee Cash Incentive Plan.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 Pure Storage, Inc.
 By: /s/ Charles H. Giancarlo
Charles H. Giancarlo

   Chief Executive Officer
March 16, 2018

Exhibit Index