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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): January 21, 2013

 

 

Symantec Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-17781   77-0181864

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

350 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA   94043
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code (650) 527-8000

 

 

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):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

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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 January 21, 2013, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Symantec Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Daniel H. Schulman, a current independent member of the Board, as the Company’s independent Chairman of the Board, effective January 21, 2013. Mr. Schulman replaces Stephen M. Bennett, who remains at the Company as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

A press release announcing Mr. Schulman’s appointment as Chairman of the Board is attached as Exhibit 99.01 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit Number    Exhibit Title or Description
99.01    Press release issued by Symantec Corporation, dated January 23, 2013.


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.

 

    Symantec Corporation
Date: January 23, 2013     By:   /s/ Gregory King
      Gregory King
     

Vice President, Corporate Legal Services

and Assistant Secretary


Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit Number    Exhibit Title or Description
99.01    Press release issued by Symantec Corporation, dated January 23, 2013.