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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): June 29, 2022

 

 

 

LOGO

VIASAT, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-21767   33-0174996
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File No.)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

6155 El Camino Real

Carlsbad, California 92009

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (760) 476-2200

 

 

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:

 

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)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

(Title of Each Class)

 

(Trading

Symbol)

 

(Name of Each Exchange

on which Registered)

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   VSAT   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 


Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On June 29, 2022, Viasat, Inc. (“Viasat”) announced the appointment of Mark Dankberg as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2022. In addition, Richard Baldridge was appointed to serve as Viasat’s Vice Chairman, effective July 1, 2022.

Mr. Dankberg previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Viasat from its inception in 1986 until his appointment as Executive Chairman in November 2020. Mr. Baldridge has served as Viasat’s President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2020, and was previously Viasat’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Biographical information for Mr. Dankberg and Mr. Baldridge can be found in Viasat’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 26, 2021, and is incorporated herein by reference. The existing compensation arrangements for Mr. Dankberg and Mr. Baldridge remain unchanged.

A copy of the press release announcing the appointments is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number
  

Description of Exhibit

99.1    Press Release, dated June 29, 2022, issued by Viasat, Inc.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document)

 

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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.

 

  VIASAT, INC.
Date: June 29, 2022   By:  

/s/ Brett Church

  Name:   Brett Church
  Title:   Associate General Counsel

 

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