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): January 24, 2024
Analog Devices, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
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One Analog Way
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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.

Appointment of Richard C. Puccio, Jr. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

On January 25, 2024, Analog Devices, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Richard C. Puccio, Jr. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer), effective as of February 5, 2024. In this role, Mr. Puccio will set the Company’s financial strategy and lead the Company’s global finance operations. James Mollica will continue to serve as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer) until Mr. Puccio’s first date of employment.

Mr. Puccio, 56, most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at Amazon Web Services, Inc. (“AWS”), a leading global cloud and technology services provider, from May 2021 to January 2024. Prior to his role at AWS, Mr. Puccio was at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a professional services firm, for nearly 29 years, serving as a Partner for 21 years.

There are no family relationships between Mr. Puccio and any director, executive officer or person nominated or chosen by the Company to become a director or executive officer of the Company. There are no transactions in which Mr. Puccio has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Employment Arrangements with Mr. Puccio

In connection with his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, the Company entered into an offer letter with Mr. Puccio (the “Offer Letter”) setting forth the terms of his employment and compensation. Under the terms of the Offer Letter, Mr. Puccio’s annual base salary will be $670,000, and he will be eligible for an annual cash incentive bonus with a target award percentage of 125% of base salary under the Company’s Executive Performance Incentive Plan. In addition, Mr. Puccio will receive a one-time hiring bonus of $500,000.

Pursuant to the Offer Letter and in accordance with the Company’s equity award guidelines and policies, on the 15th of the month following his start date (or if Nasdaq is closed on that day, the next succeeding business day that Nasdaq is open), Mr. Puccio will be granted a restricted stock unit award with a grant date value of $10 million, which vests in equal annual installments over a three-year period, commencing on the first anniversary of the grant date, subject to Mr. Puccio’s continued employment with the Company through each vesting date. Mr. Puccio will also receive an annual equity award for fiscal year 2024 with a grant date value of $5.5 million, which will be comprised of the same types of equity received by other executives reporting to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

In connection with Mr. Puccio’s appointment, the Company and Mr. Puccio will enter into the Company’s standard (i) Employee Retention Agreement for officers and key employees, the form of which has been previously filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 22, 2012, and (ii) Indemnification Agreement for executive officers, previously filed as Exhibit 10.30 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended November 1, 2008 filed with the SEC on November 25, 2008.

Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure.

A press release, dated January 25, 2024, announcing the appointment of Richard C. Puccio, Jr. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

The information under this Item 7.01, including the press release attached hereto as exhibit 99.1, is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)  Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
Press release dated January 25, 2024.
104Cover page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL).

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:January 25, 2024ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 
 By:  /s/ Janene I. Asgeirsson 
  Janene I. Asgeirsson 
  Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Exhibit 99.1
Michael Lucarelli
Vice President, Investor Relations and FP&A
Analog Devices

Ferda Millan
Global PR and External Communications
Analog Devices

For Release: January 25, 2024

Analog Devices Appoints Richard C. Puccio, Jr. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

January 25, 2024—Wilmington, MA—Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) today announced that Richard C. Puccio, Jr. will join the company on February 5, 2024 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Mr. Puccio will set ADI’s financial strategy and lead the company’s global finance operations. Mr. Puccio will report to CEO and Chair Vincent Roche.

“Rich brings tremendous experience and capability from his more than three decades of leading financial advisory and high-growth business operations activities in complex technology sectors, and this makes him a great addition to ADI’s leadership team. We welcome Rich’s sharp business acumen to enable ADI to accelerate the effectiveness of our operations in a world of increasing opportunity and complexity,” said Vincent Roche, ADI’s CEO and Chair. “I would also like to thank Jim Mollica for his partnership and contribution as interim CFO, and I look forward to Jim’s continued leadership in ADI’s finance organization,” continued Mr. Roche.

Mr. Puccio joins ADI from Amazon Web Services (AWS), a leading global cloud and technology services provider, where he served as CFO. In his role at AWS, Mr. Puccio partnered closely with the business to manage more than 200 fully featured services, including compute, storage, databases, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, and security, among many other technologies. Prior to his role at AWS, Mr. Puccio was at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for nearly 29 years, where he served as a partner for over two decades. During his tenure at PwC, Mr. Puccio primarily served clients in the global technology, semiconductor, and semiconductor capital equipment industries.

“With its innovative spirit, amazing talent, and dedication to enriching lives and the world around us, ADI has exceptionally strong growth potential. I’m delighted to be joining ADI as the company’s new CFO and look forward to bringing my digital, software, and platform experience to the company as we play an increasingly important role in creating the Intelligent Edge and driving new levels of shareholder value,” said Mr. Puccio.

Mr. Puccio earned his AB in Economics from Harvard University and his MBA from Boston University.

About Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) is a global semiconductor leader that bridges the physical and digital worlds to enable breakthroughs at the Intelligent Edge. ADI combines analog, digital, and software technologies into solutions that help drive advancements in digitized factories, mobility, and digital healthcare, combat climate change, and reliably connect humans and the world. With revenue of more than $12 billion in FY23 and approximately 26,000 people globally working alongside 125,000 global customers, ADI ensures today’s innovators stay Ahead of What’s Possible. Learn more at and on LinkedIn and Twitter (X).

Forward Looking Statements
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