8-K 1 rrd299051.htm Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
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):  01/27/2011
VMware, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  001-33622
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
3401 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(650) 427-5000
(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 January 27, 2011, VMware, Inc. named four of its senior executives to serve as co-presidents of the Company. Carl Eschenbach, who was previously VMware's Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, was named Co-President, Customer Operations. Richard McAniff, who was previously VMware's Executive Vice President, Products and Chief Development Officer, was named Co-President, Products and Chief Development Officer. T. Tod Nielsen, who was previously VMware's Chief Operating Officer, was named Co-President, Applications Platform. Mark Peek, who was previously VMware's Chief Financial Officer, was named Co-President, Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer. Paul Maritz, who was previously the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will continue to serve as the Company's Chief Executive Officer.

Biographical information for each executive is incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto.



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.
VMware, Inc.
Date: January 31, 2011
/s/    S. Dawn Smith

S. Dawn Smith
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary


Exhibit No.


Biographical Information