8-K 1 d403777d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

August 23, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35433   20-2908277

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3900 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 300

Austin, Texas 78746-3211

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(512) 551-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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.

On August 23, 2012, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Bazaarvoice, Inc. (the “Company”), upon recommendation from the compensation committee of the Board, approved an increase in the annual base salary and annual target bonus under the Company’s 2013 Bonus Plan for Brett Hurt, the Company’s principal executive officer, for the 12 months ending April 30, 2013 (“Fiscal Year 2013”). Effective May 1, 2012, the base salary of Mr. Hurt, the Company’s Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President, was increased from $309,000 to $340,000, and Mr. Hurt’s annual target bonus under the Company’s 2013 Bonus Plan was increased from 75% of his annual base salary to 80% of his annual base salary, or $272,000.




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.


By:   /s/ Bryan C. Barksdale

Bryan C. Barksdale

General Counsel and Secretary

Date: August 28, 2012