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): August 19, 2017


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







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of Incorporation)

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2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, California



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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 August 22, 2017, Intel Corporation (the “Company”) announced that Stacy J. Smith, Group President of Manufacturing, Operations and Sales, has decided to retire at the end of January 2018. Mr. Smith notified the Company of his decision on August 19, 2017. The Company’s announcement and internal communication regarding Mr. Smith’s retirement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

On August 23, 2017, the Company announced a separate, unrelated, leadership transition for its Sales and Marketing Group (“SMG”). Michelle Johnston Holthaus, Vice President and leader of the Company’s Client and Computing Sales Group, will become the head of SMG, effective September 6, 2017. Gregory R. Pearson, the Company’s current Senior Vice President, General Manager of SMG, will remain on the Company’s management committee and is expected to take on a new role with the Company, which will be announced at a later date.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Report:


Exhibit Number



99.1    Company’s Announcement and Internal Communication dated August 22, 2017


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: August 23, 2017    

/s/ Steven R. Rodgers

    Steven R. Rodgers
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel