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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Form 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 20, 2021
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AVIAT NETWORKS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
001-33278
20-5961564
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
Number)
Identification No.)
200 Parker Dr., Suite C100A, Austin, Texas 78728
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(408)-941-7100
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value, $0.01 per shareAVNWThe Nasdaq Global Select Market
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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.

Compensatory Change of Pete Smith
On January 20, 2021, the Board of Directors (“Directors”) of Aviat Networks, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a base salary increase and equity grant for Pete Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer. The salary increase from $400,000 to $500,000 annually is effective as of January 4, 2021. Mr. Smith will be granted 36,000 performance restricted stock units (“PRSUs”) pursuant to the Company’s 2018 Stock Incentive Program.






SIGNATURE
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.
AVIAT NETWORKS, INC.
January 21, 2021
By:
/s/ Eric Chang
Name:
Eric Chang
Title:
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer