SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) Of The
Securities Exchange Act Of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2012
ACME PACKET, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
100 Crosby Drive
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 February 6, 2012, the Compensation Committee of Acme Packet, Inc. (the Company) approved grants of non-qualified stock options (Options) for Andrew D. Ory, the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick J. MeLampy, the Companys Chief Technology Officer, Peter J. Minihane, the Companys Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and Dino Di Palma, the Companys Chief Operating Officer (each a Recipient). The amount of Options granted to each of the above named officers was equal to the value of their respective proposed base salary increase and in lieu of such increase in compensation.
If the Recipient remains associated with the Company, 100% of the Options granted to such Recipient will vest on February 6, 2013.
The stock option agreements by and between each of Andrew D. Ory, Patrick J. MeLampy, Peter J. Minihane, and Dino DiPalma and the Company are attached as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|10.1||Stock Option Agreement by and between Andrew D. Ory and Acme Packet, Inc., dated as of February 6, 2012.|
|10.2||Stock Option Agreement by and between Patrick J. MeLampy and Acme Packet, Inc., dated as of February 6, 2012.|
|10.3||Stock Option Agreement by and between Peter J. Minihane and Acme Packet, Inc., dated as of February 6, 2012.|
|10.4||Stock Option Agreement by and between Dino Di Palma and Acme Packet, Inc., dated as of February 6, 2012.|
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: February 10, 2012
|Acme Packet, Inc.|
|Name:||Peter J. Minihane|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|