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April 18, 2018
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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 April 18, 2018, Ambarella, Inc. (the Company) announced that George Laplante, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, will retire later this year. The Company is conducting a formal search for his replacement and Mr. Laplante intends to continue to serve in his role until a successor is named and the transition is complete. A copy of the press release regarding this announcement is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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|Dated: April 18, 2018||Ambarella, Inc.|
General Counsel and Secretary
Ambarella CFO George Laplante to Retire Later This Year
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18, 2018 Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA) a leading developer of low-power, HD and Ultra HD video processing semiconductors, today announced that George Laplante, the companys CFO, will retire later this year. Mr. Laplante, who joined the company in 2011, intends to remain in his current role until a successor is named and an orderly transition is completed. Ambarella has initiated a search for Mr. Laplantes successor, and once a new chief financial officer is appointed, Mr. Laplante will work collaboratively on the transfer of responsibilities.
We are very appreciative of Georges many significant contributions to Ambarella, including leading our IPO in 2012, establishing a strong financial foundation for the company, and positioning us for success as we move beyond our traditional markets with our new computer vision solutions, said Dr. Fermi Wang, president and CEO. Personally, I would like to thank George for being a great partner to me as I became a public company CEO for the first time. Georges departure is bittersweet for us, but we congratulate him on his career and wish him all the best in his retirement, he said.
It has been a pleasure to serve as CFO of Ambarella for these past seven years, and Im proud of the company we have become and remain very excited about our future opportunities, said Mr. Laplante. While I look forward to my retirement, I plan to remain fully engaged at Ambarella throughout the search and transition process. There is a strong, talented team in place at all levels of the company and I have every confidence in its ability to execute the plans we have underway.
Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA) is a leading developer of low-power, high-definition (HD) and Ultra HD video compression, image processing and computer vision solutions. The companys products are used in a variety of IP security, sports, wearable, drone and automotive video cameras. Ambarellas solutions leverage over 20 years of pioneering research in computer vision to enable future generations of intelligent cameras, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous vehicles. For more information about Ambarella, please visit www.ambarella.com.
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