SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 20, 2015
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 345-8886
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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.
(c) On May 20, 2015, the Board of Directors of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (“Agilent” or the “Company”) appointed Rodney Gonsalves, 49, to serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gonsalves was appointed corporate controller of the Company on May 7, 2015. From September 2009 to May 2015, Mr. Gonsalves served as vice president and operational CFO for various business groups within the Company, most recently for the Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group. From January 2007 to August 2009 he served as our vice president of Investor Relations. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Gonsalves served in various capacities for Agilent, including as controller, corporate governance and customer financing in Agilent’s Global Infrastructure Organization, and controller for the Photonics Systems Business Unit. Prior to joining Agilent, Mr. Gonsalves held a variety of positions in finance with Hewlett- Packard Co. Mr. Gonsalves holds a master’s degree in business administration from Santa Clara University in California.
Mr. Gonsalves has (i) no arrangements or understandings with any other person pursuant to which he was appointed to as principal accounting officer, and (ii) no family relationship with any director or executive officer of the Company or any person nominated or chosen by the Company to become a director or executive officer.
Mr. Gonsalves has had no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction or series of similar transactions contemplated by Item 404(a) of Regulation S-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.
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
/s/ Michael Tang
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and
Date: May 20, 2015