Current Report





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): March 30, 2014
 
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
000-25601
 
77-0409517
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 95134
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)
(408) 333-8000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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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.
Resignation of Vice President and General Counsel
On March 30, 2014, Tyler Wall, Brocade’s Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, notified the company of his resignation to be effective April 18, 2014, to pursue another career opportunity.






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.
 
 
 
 
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: March 31, 2014
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Daniel W. Fairfax
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daniel W. Fairfax
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance