SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report:
January 25, 2005
(Date of earliest event reported)
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
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8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 444-3000
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|Item 1.01 Entry into Material Definitive Agreement|
|EX-99.1 Form of Office of the CEO Cash Incentive Plan|
|EX-99.2 Executive Severance Pay Plan|
Item 1.01 Entry into Material Definitive Agreement
On January 25, 2004, the Compensation Committee (the Compensation Committee) of the Board of Directors of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) adopted cash incentive plans for the following executive officers: Paul Sagan, Lisa Arthur, Robert Cobuzzi, Melanie Haratunian and Chris Schoettle (collectively, the Executives). Each of these plans provides for an annual base salary and a cash bonus, the amount of such bonus to be determined based upon the achievement of certain pre-determined individual and corporate performance objectives. Specifically, each Executives bonus is weighted as follows: 50% based on Akamai achievement of revenue targets; 25% on Akamais achievement of earnings per share targets; and 25% on achievement of individual or departmental performance goals. For Mr. Sagan, the target cash bonus is equal to 50% of his base salary, and the maximum cash bonus is equal to 100% of his base salary. For Ms. Arthur, the target cash bonus is equal to 25% of her base salary, and the maximum cash bonus is equal to 50% of her base salary. For Mr. Cobuzzi, the target cash bonus is equal to 47.6% of his base salary, and the maximum cash bonus is equal to 95.2% of his base salary. For Ms. Haratunian, the target cash bonus is equal to 25% of her base salary, and the maximum cash bonus is equal to 50% of her base salary. For Mr. Schoettle, the target cash bonus is equal to 33% of his base salary, and the maximum cash bonus is equal to 66.7% of his base salary. The form of cash incentive plan is attached hereto, and incorporated by reference herein, as Exhibit 99.1.
On January 25, 2004, the Compensation Committee adopted the Executive Severance Pay Plan (the Severance Plan) for members of Akamais executive management group, currently referred to as the Office of the CEO. Eligible participants under the plan who are terminated for any reason other than cause (as defined in the Severance Plan) and have signed a mutually acceptable separation agreement shall be entitled to a lump sum payment equal to one year of the participants then-current base salary, less applicable withholdings for taxes and other required deductions, plus an amount equal to 12 times the monthly premium for continued health and dental insurance coverage paid by Akamai on the participants behalf in the month preceding the participants termination. The Executive Severance Pay Plan and Summary Plan Description are attached hereto, and incorporated by reference herein, as Exhibit 99.2. The foregoing description of the Severance Plan is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Executive Severance Pay Plan set forth in Exhibit 99.2.
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: January 31, 2005||AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
|By:||/s/ Melanie Haratunian|
|Vice President and General Counsel|
|Akamai Technologies, Inc. Form of Office of the CEO Cash Incentive Plan|
|Akamai Technologies, Inc. Executive Severance Pay Plan|