SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
October 9, 2018
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
1251 McKay Drive
San Jose, California 95131
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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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 October 9, 2018, Kevin Barber, our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Division, voluntarily resigned his position effective November 15, 2018.
Mr. Barber has agreed to enter into a Separation Agreement and Release with Synaptics under which he will release all claims he may have against Synaptics in exchange for aggregate payments of $508,602.24, including six months of COBRA continuation coverage under Synaptics health insurance benefit plan. All remaining unvested equity incentives will cease vesting and be forfeited on Mr. Barbers departure date. Mr. Barber is additionally: (i) obligated to keep Synaptics information confidential; (ii) prohibited from disparaging Synaptics and its related parties; and (iii) prohibited from soliciting Synaptics employees and consultants for 12 months following his departure.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 11, 2018||By:|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|