Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 15, 2018



Semtech Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


1-6395   95-2119684


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

200 Flynn Road

Camarillo, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

Not applicable

(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

Departure of Director

On March 15, 2018, Glen M. Antle notified the Chairman of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Semtech Corporation (the “Company”) that he will retire as a director and not seek re-election as a member of the Board at the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) which is expected to be held in June 2018. Mr. Antle currently serves on the Compensation Committee of the Board (the “Compensation Committee”). Mr. Antle will continue to serve on the Board and as a member of the Compensation Committee until the date of the Annual Meeting. Mr. Antle’s decision to retire as a director is not the result of a disagreement with 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 thereunto duly authorized.




Date: March 20, 2018


/s/  Emeka N. Chukwu

   Name:    Emeka N. Chukwu
   Title:      Chief Financial Officer