8-K 1 htm_25358.htm LIVE FILING Isilon Systems, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  

 


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):   February 1, 2008

Isilon Systems, Inc.
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

     
Delaware 3345955 91-2101027
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(State or other jurisdiction
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(Commission
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(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
      
3101 Western Ave., Seattle, Washington   98121
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(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Zip Code)
     
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   206-315-7493

Not Applicable
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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.

(d)

On February 1, 2008, the Board of Directors of Isilon Systems, Inc. (the "Company") appointed Peter H. van Oppen and Matthew S. McIlwain to serve as members of the Board of Directors of the Company. Messrs. van Oppen and McIlwain will serve as Class III directors. As Class III directors, Messrs. van Oppen and McIlwain will hold office until the annual meeting of stockholders in 2009 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation or removal.

Mr. van Oppen shall be eligible to receive the standard compensation package for non-employee directors of the Company. In particular, Mr. van Oppen will receive an annual retainer of $30,000 for his service on the Board of Directors. In addition, on February 1, 2008, the Board of Directors approved a non-statutory stock option to purchase 75,000 shares of common stock under the Company’s 2006 Equity Incentive Plan at a price of $5.46 per share, the fair market value of the Company’s common stock on such date of grant. The stock option shall vest at the rate of 25% on the 1-year anniversary of February 1, 2008 and 1/12th of the remaining shares on the quarterly anniversary thereafter. Mr. McIlwain has agreed to waive his right to receive cash or equity compensation in connection with his service on the Board of Directors.

The Company issued a press release regarding the appointment of Messrs. van Oppen and McIlwain, attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.





Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:

99.1 Press Release of Isilon Systems, Inc. dated February 5, 2008.






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.

         
    Isilon Systems, Inc.
          
February 5, 2008   By:   Keenan M. Conder
       
        Name: Keenan M. Conder
        Title: VP General Counsel


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
99.1
  Press Release of Isilon Systems, Inc. dated February 5, 2008.