8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: July 31, 2008

(Date of earliest event reported)

BigBand Networks, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in Charter)


Delaware   Commission File No.:   04-3444278

(State or other Jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  001-33355   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

475 Broadway Street

Redwood City, California 94063

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including zip code)

(650) 995-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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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.

Effective August 1, 2008, Jeffrey Lindholm retired as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of BigBand Networks, Inc. (the “Company”). Following Mr. Lindholm’s departure, David Heard, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, will assume direct supervision of all sales activity to drive more direct customer focus. In connection with this event, as provided in his offer letter dated October 30, 2006, as amended, Mr. Lindholm will receive severance of six (6) months’ base salary and six (6) months’ COBRA benefits in exchange for a settlement and release agreement in a form reasonably acceptable to the Company.


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.


Date: July 31, 2008     By:   /s/ Robert E. Horton
      Robert E. Horton
      Senior Vice President & General Counsel