VARONIS SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:VRNS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 12, 2018, Varonis Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Mr. Guy Melamed to the office of Chief Operating Officer of the Company in addition to his current role as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective as of February 8, 2018.
Mr. Melamed, age 38, has served in various finance roles with the Company since 2011. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in April 2017, Mr. Melamed was the Company’s Vice President of Finance, beginning in 2014, during which time he was responsible for financial planning, reporting and operations and was instrumental in building and managing the global finance organization. Before joining Varonis, Mr. Melamed held positions at Ernst & Young and KPMG, where he worked with both foreign and domestic companies. Mr. Melamed holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant in the U.S. and Israel.
In connection with Mr. Melamed’s assumption of the responsibilities of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, the employment agreement between the Company and Mr. Melamed was amended to reflect his new position as Chief Operating Officer, effective February 8, 2018, and corresponding increases in Mr. Melamed’s annual base salary and annual target bonus to $400,000 and $250,000, respectively, effective as of January 1, 2018.
The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the amendment to Mr. Melamed’s employment agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
In addition, on February 12, 2018, the Company announced the appointment of Mr. David Bass to the office of Chief Technology Officer of the Company, effective as of March 1, 2018. Mr. Bass will be replacing Mr. Ohad Korkus as Chief Technology Officer of the Company, and Mr. Korkus will continue to act as a director of the Company. Mr. Bass, age 40, has been an employee of the Company since 2005 and has served as its Senior Vice President of Engineering since May 2014.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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About VARONIS SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:VRNS)
Varonis Systems, Inc. (Varonis) provides a software platform that allows enterprises to analyze, secure, manage and utilize their unstructured data. The Company specializes in human-generated data, a type of unstructured data that includes an enterprise’s spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio files, video files, e-mails, text messages and any other data created by employees. Its Metadata Framework is a technology platform that extracts metadata from an enterprise’s information technology (IT) infrastructure and uses this information to map functional relationships among employees, data objects, content and usage. IT and business personnel deploy its software for a range of use cases, including data governance, data security, archiving, file synchronization, mobile data accessibility and information collaboration. Its products include DatAdvantage, DataPrivilege, Interface Data Unit Classification Framework, Data Transport Engine, DatAnywhere and DatAnswers.