8-K 1 d526737d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K











Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 7, 2018



Juniper Networks, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34501   770422528
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)


1133 Innovation Way,

Sunnyvale, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 745-2000

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.

On February 9, 2018, Juniper Networks, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Vincent Molinaro, Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer of the Company, will step down from his current role. In order to help ensure a smooth transition, Mr. Molinaro will continue to serve as the interim Chief Customer Officer for the Company until such time as his successor has been named and is in place.


Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Company also announced that it received a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) notifying the Company that the DOJ has closed the Company’s previously disclosed investigation into possible violations by the Company of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) without taking any action against the Company. In its letter, the DOJ acknowledged the Company’s cooperation in the investigation. As previously disclosed, the Securities and Exchange Commission is also conducting an FCPA investigation, and that matter has not yet been resolved.


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.


    Juniper Networks, Inc.
February 9, 2018     By:   /s/ Brian M. Martin


      Name: Brian M. Martin
      Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel