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June 23, 2017
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 10, 2017, Netflix, Inc. (“Netflix”) filed a Form 8-K disclosing the resignation of Neil Hunt, Chief Product Officer, in July 2017. At that time, Netflix also announced that Mr. Hunt would be succeeded by Greg Peters. Mr. Hunt resigned effective June 23, 2017.
In recognition of Mr. Peters's new role, his compensation (as described more fully in the Company's proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2017) increased as follows (all amounts on an annualized basis and to be pro rated for the remainder of the year):
Annual Stock Option Allowance
Estimated Target Bonus
In connection with his departure from Netflix, Mr. Hunt entered into Netflix's standard form of release agreement with Netflix which includes customary confidentiality and release provisions and received a lump sum cash payment equal to $6,457,500.
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.
Date: June 29, 2017
/s/ David Hyman