PSTG Pure Storage

Filed: 14 Sep 21, 4:13pm

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 13, 2021
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 400Mountain ViewCalifornia94041
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(800) 379-7873
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share PSTG New York Stock Exchange LLC

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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 September 13, 2021, the Board of Directors of Pure Storage, Inc. (“Pure”) increased the size of its board to 11 members and appointed Mallun Yen to fill this vacancy and to serve as a member of Pure's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective immediately. Ms. Yen was appointed as a Class III director to serve until Pure's annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2024.

In accordance with Pure's director compensation policy, Ms. Yen was granted a restricted stock unit award for 27,185 shares of Pure's Class A common stock. Subject to Ms. Yen's continued service, 25% of the shares subject to the award will vest on September 20, 2022 and the remaining 75% of the shares subject to the award will vest in 12 substantially equal quarterly installments thereafter. Ms. Yen was also granted a restricted stock unit award for 7,986 shares of Pure's Class A common stock, which represents a pro-rata amount of the annual equity compensation provided to our directors. The award will vest in full on the day prior to Pure's upcoming annual stockholder meeting, subject to Ms. Yen's continued service. These equity awards are subject to the terms and conditions of Pure's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan and the related award agreements. Further, Ms. Yen is entitled to an annual cash retainer for her service in accordance with Pure's director compensation policy.

In connection with her appointment to the Board, Ms. Yen executed Pure's standard form of indemnity agreement for directors which was filed as Exhibit 10.8 of Pure's Annual Report on Form 10-K (File No. 001-37570) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 25, 2021.

There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Yen and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Yen was elected as a director of Pure. There are no family relationship between Ms. Yen and any director or executive officer of Pure, and, other than as described above, no transaction involving Ms. Yen that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

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: Niki Armstrong
  Niki Armstrong
  General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
September 13, 2021