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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 9, 2020


Applied Materials, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3050 Bowers Avenue

P.O. Box 58039

Santa Clara, CA 95052-8039

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 727-5555


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of Each Class





Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $.01 per share




The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  



Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b) On June 9, 2020, Steve G. Ghanayem, Senior Vice President, New Markets and Alliances Group of Applied Materials, Inc. (“Applied” or the “Company”), notified Applied that he will be leaving the Company in January 2021 to pursue other opportunities. Prior to his departure, Mr. Ghanayem will work to facilitate a smooth transition of his role and responsibilities. The Company and Mr. Ghanayem are finalizing the terms of his separation package, which will be reported in a subsequent filing on Form 8-K.


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.


Applied Materials, Inc.

Dated: June 15, 2020






/s/ Teri A. Little



Teri A. Little

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

and Corporate Secretary

Document and Entity Information
Jun. 09, 2020
Cover [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name APPLIED MATERIALS INC /DE
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Entity Central Index Key 0000006951
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Jun. 09, 2020
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE
Entity File Number 000-06920
Entity Tax Identification Number 94-1655526
Entity Address, Address Line One 3050 Bowers Avenue
Entity Address, Address Line Two P.O. Box 58039
Entity Address, City or Town Santa Clara
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 95052-8039
City Area Code (408)
Local Phone Number 727-5555
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Pre Commencement Tender Offer false
Pre Commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Security 12b Title Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
Trading Symbol AMAT
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
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