SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): September 21, 2011
Saba Software, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (650) 581-2500
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 21, 2011, the board of directors of Saba Software, Inc. (the Company) appointed Nora Denzel to the board of directors, with such appointment effective as of September 21, 2011. Ms. Denzel was appointed as a Class III director, whose term expires at the Companys 2012 annual meeting of stockholders. Ms. Denzel will also serve on the Companys Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
In connection with her appointment, Ms. Denzel was granted an option to purchase 10,000 shares of the Companys common stock with an exercise price equal to $5.47 per share and 10,000 restricted stock units. In addition, Ms. Denzel became eligible to receive an annual retainer of $30,000 for serving on the board of directors, and she became eligible to receive per meeting fees and annual equity grants, each in connection with the Companys director compensation policies as described further in the Companys definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 27, 2010. The vesting and other terms of the option grants and restricted stock units are in accordance with the policies set forth in the Companys proxy statement.
On September 21, 2011, the board of directors also created a lead director position and appointed Dow Wilson as the Companys first lead director. The board of directors has determined that Mr. Wilson is an independent director under the NASDAQ listing standards. Mr. Wilsons duties as lead director will include, among other responsibilities, presiding over sessions of the independent directors.
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On September 21, 2011, the board of directors amended the Companys bylaws to increase the size of the Board from eight to nine. The Companys amended and restated bylaws are filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On September 23, 2011, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Denzel to the Companys board of directors. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are attached to this Current Report 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.