QUANTUM CORP /DE/ false 0000709283 0000709283 2023-11-09 2023-11-09





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): November 9, 2023



Quantum Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-13449   94-2665054
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)


File Number)

  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


224 Airport Parkway, Suite 550

San Jose, CA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(408) 944-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   QMCO   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).                     Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective on November 9, 2023, Quantum Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Henk Jan Spanjaard to serve as the Company’s Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Spanjaard has served as the Company’s Vice President, EMEA Sales since July 2020. Prior to that, he held several technology sales leadership roles, including at DriveScale, A10 Networks, Inflobox and NetApp.

On November 9, 2023, John Hurley, the Company’s Chief Revenue Officer, and the Company mutually and amicably agreed that Mr. Hurley will separate from the Company, with Mr. Hurley’s last day expected to be December 1, 2023.


Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On November 16, 2023, the Company announced the transition described in Item 5.02 above. A copy of the announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing. Furthermore, the information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise be subject to the liabilities of that section.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.





99.1    Announcement dated November 16, 2023.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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: November 16, 2023   QUANTUM CORPORATION



/s/ Brian E. Cabrera


    Name:   Brian E. Cabrera


    Title:   Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and Corporate Secretary