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): October 24, 2018




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


DELAWARE 0-32259 94-3267295
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


2820 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, California 95131

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(408) 470-1000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On October 24, 2018, Align Technology, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Raphael Pascaud has decided to reduce his responsibilities and transition to a part-time position to spend more time with his family. The Company has begun an executive search for a chief marketing officer (CMO). Once a new CMO has been identified, Mr. Pascaud will transition his marketing responsibilities to that leader, but he will continue to lead business development and strategy for the Company. Mr. Pascaud will continue to report directly to Joseph. M. Hogan, the Company’s chief executive officer.








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.


  By:   /s/Roger E. George

Roger E. George

Sr. Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer


Date: October 24, 2018