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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 6, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Western Digital Corporation (the “Company”) unanimously appointed Dr. Thomas Caulfield and Miyuki Suzuki to serve as members of the Board until the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. There are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Caulfield or Ms. Suzuki and any other person pursuant to which Dr. Caulfield or Ms. Suzuki were appointed to serve on the Board. Neither Dr. Caulfield nor Ms. Suzuki has any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Dr. Caulfield and Ms. Suzuki will receive compensation for their services as directors in accordance with the Company’s standard compensation program for non-employee directors, which is summarized in the “Director Compensation” section of the Company’s Proxy Statement, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 5, 2020. In accordance with the Company’s customary practice, the Company will also enter into its standard form of indemnity agreement with each of Dr. Caulfield and Ms. Suzuki, which agreement is filed as Exhibit 10.4 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, as filed with the SEC on November 8, 2002.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Western Digital Corporation|
Date: July 8, 2021
|Michael C. Ray|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|