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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 8, 2012
 
 
NETGEAR, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
000-50350
 
77-0419172
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)
(408) 907-8000
(Registrant's 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.
(b)    Departure of Named Executive Officer
On May 8, 2012, Mr. Shane Buckley notified the Company that he is resigning as the Company's Senior Vice President & General Manager, Commercial Business Unit, effective May 15, 2012.
On May 11, 2012, NETGEAR issued a press release announcing Mr. Buckley's resignation. The full text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
 
 
 
Exhibit Number
Description
99.1
Press Release dated May 11, 2012




SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
NETGEAR, INC.
 
 
 
Dated: May 11, 2012
By:
/s/ Andrew W. Kim
 
 
Andrew W. Kim
 
 
Vice President, Legal and Corporate Development
 
 
 




EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit Number
Description
99.1
Press Release dated May 11, 2012