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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 5, 2021



McAfee Corp.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-39651   84-2467341

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


6220 America Center Drive,

San Jose, CA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (866) 622-3911

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e- 4(c))

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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value    MCFE    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.

On October 5, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of McAfee Corp. (the “Corporation”) appointed Emily Rollins to the Board. Rollins’s initial term as a director will expire at the Corporation’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders. Rollins will serve on the Audit Committee of the Board. The Corporation intends to enter into a standard form of indemnification agreement with Rollins, in the form that is filed as Exhibit 10.36 to the Corporation’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333- 249101), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 13, 2020.

Rollins has served in various positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP from September 1992 to September 2020, including most recently as an Audit & Assurance Partner, specializing in the technology, venture capital and life sciences industries. Rollins currently serves on the board of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and on the board and audit committee of Xometry, Inc. Rollins holds a B.A. in Accounting and International Relations from Claremont McKenna College.

In addition, as previously announced on September 28, 2021, Terry Hicks departed from his position as McAfee’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business, effective October 1, 2021. In connection with his departure, the Corporation and its affiliate Foundation Technology Worldwide LLC (“FTW”) agreed that Hicks would remain eligible to vest in his McAfee restricted stock units and FTW management incentive units that are otherwise eligible to vest on October 21, 2021 and to provide him with three months’ continuation of executive financial advisory services.

The foregoing description of the agreement with Hicks does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to a subsequent periodic report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Emily Rollins to the Board is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1. The information contained in the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information contained in the press release shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





99.1    Press release dated October 7, 2021
104    The cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.


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.


    McAfee Corp.
Date: October 7, 2021     By:  

/s/ Sayed Darwish

                                      Sayed Darwish
      Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Exhibit 99.1

McAfee Appoints Former Deloitte Partner Emily Rollins to its Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)— McAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE), a global leader in online protection, today announced the addition of former Deloitte Partner Emily Rollins to its Board of Directors and the Audit Committee.

Over the course of a 30-year career, Rollins has served more than 50 Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies. Rollins has a great history in helping companies navigate complex and challenging corporate governance, audit, and reporting processes, particularly during periods of high growth.

“Emily has a long-standing reputation for expertly guiding companies during various stages of growth and transformation,” said Peter Leav, McAfee President and Chief Executive Officer. “Her domain expertise and technology industry knowledge make Emily an invaluable addition to the board and we are excited to welcome her.”

Rollins joins the McAfee board following her retirement at Deloitte where she held various positions, including leadership positions in Deloitte’s U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice, Audit Innovation and Transformation, and various diversity and inclusion initiatives during her tenure.

“McAfee is redefining online protection for consumers in a fast-moving, high-growth industry,” said Emily Rollins. “I’m looking forward to helping McAfee continue delivering innovative products and technologies that make a difference to the lives of millions, while doing so efficiently and with scalability front and center.”

In 2010, Rollins was appointed by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire to the Washington State Board of Accountancy, later serving as Chair. In addition to her industry expertise and leadership, Rollins has also served on multiple non-profit boards. She is the Treasurer and Board Member for Austin Healthcare Council and Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce as well as the Co-President and Founding Board Member of Ascend Austin.

Rollins is a current board member at Dolby Laboratories and Xometry.

About McAfee

McAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE) is a global leader in online protection for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protect their families and communities with the right security at the right moment. For more information, please visit https://www.mcafee.com/consumer

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