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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 22, 2022



Oracle Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35992   54-2185193

(State or other jurisdiction of




File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

2300 Oracle Way, Austin, Texas 78741

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(737) 867-1000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   ORCL   New York Stock Exchange
3.125% senior notes due July 2025   ORCL   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.




Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On March 22, 2022, Oracle Corporation (“Oracle”) announced that the Board of Directors unanimously elected Awo Ablo to serve as a director, effective immediately.

Ms. Ablo will be granted restricted stock units for shares of Oracle common stock (the “RSUs”) in accordance with Oracle’s Amended and Restated 1993 Directors’ Stock Plan. The RSUs will represent a pro rata amount of the annual equity award granted to non-employee directors based on the number of complete calendar months remaining in Oracle’s current fiscal year. The RSUs will fully vest on the first anniversary of the date of grant provided Ms. Ablo continues to serve as a director on the vest date. Ms. Ablo will also receive the standard cash compensation for Oracle’s non-employee directors.

Ms. Ablo has entered into Oracle’s standard form of indemnification agreement pursuant to which Oracle will indemnify her for certain actions taken in her capacity as a director.

Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.



99.1    Press Release – Oracle Names Awo Ablo to the Board of Directors, dated March 24, 2022
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: March 24, 2022     By:  

/s/ Brian S. Higgins

      Name: Brian S. Higgins
      Title: Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary