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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549

______________________


FORM 8‑K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

March 14, 2017
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ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
0-32259
 
94-3267295
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, California 95131
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(408) 470-1000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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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 March 14, 2017, the Board of Directors of Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) appointed Susan E. Siegel, 56, to its board of directors, effective March 14, 2017. In connection with this appointment, the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board from eight to nine directors. Align expects Ms. Siegel to stand for election at the next annual meeting of stockholders scheduled to be held on May 17, 2017.

There are no arrangements or understandings pursuant to which Ms. Siegel was appointed by our Board of Directors as Director. There are no family arrangements between Ms. Siegel and any of our other officer or directors or any person or entity affiliated with us.

A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Siegel's appointment to the Board of Directors is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.
Description
99.1
Press Release date March 14, 2017

    







SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated:
March 14, 2017
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
By: /s/  Roger E. George
 
 
Roger E. George
 
 
Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs and General Counsel
 
 
 






INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit No.
Description
99.1
Press Release date March 14, 2017



Exhibit
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Exhibit 99.1
Investor Relations Contact                Press Contact        
Shirley Stacy                        Shannon Mangum Henderson
Align Technology, Inc.                    Ethos Communication, Inc.
(408) 470-1150                         (678) 261-7803
sstacy@aligntech.com                    align@ethoscommunication.com


SUSAN E. SIEGEL JOINS ALIGN TECHNOLOGY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14, 2017 - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that it has appointed Susan E. Siegel to its board of directors. Ms. Siegel is CEO of GE Ventures and also serves on the board of directors for multiple councils and associations.

"Sue brings a tremendous amount of experience across the corporate and private healthcare fields to our board of directors," said Joe Hogan, president and CEO of Align Technology. "She is actively engaged in advancing technology within the science sector and is recognized as an influential leader."

Ms. Siegel has 30+ years of experience within corporate companies and venture capital firms. Prior to GE Ventures, Ms. Siegel was a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, where she led investments in personalized medicine, digital health, and life sciences. Before venture capital, she served as president and board member at Affymetrix and drove the company’s transformation from a pre-revenue start up to a global, multi-billion dollar market cap genomics leader. Prior to Affymetrix, Ms. Siegel led strategy, technology development, licensing, manufacturing, as well as new market creation & development at Bio-Rad, DuPont, and Amersham. Ms. Siegel holds a M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University Medical School and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico. She currently serves on the boards of the National Venture Capital Association, MIT’s The Engine, RAND Health, Stanford Medicine’s Board of Leaders, University of California’s Innovation Council, Harvard Partners’ Innovation Advisory Board, and USC’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy. She is an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow.

Ms. Siegel is expected to stand for election at the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders to be held on May 17, 2017.

About Align Technology, Inc.
Align Technology is the leader in modern Clear Aligner orthodontics that designs, manufactures and markets the Invisalign® system, which provides dental professionals with a range of treatment options for adults and teenagers. Align also offers the iTero 3D digital scanning system and services for orthodontic and restorative dentistry. Align was founded in March 1997 and received FDA clearance to market the Invisalign system in 1998. Visit www.aligntech.com for more information.

For additional information about the Invisalign system or to find an Invisalign provider in your area, please visit www.invisalign.com. For additional information about the iTero 3D digital scanning system, please visit www.itero.com.


Align Technology, Inc. 2560 Orchard Pkwy, San Jose, CA 95131
Tel: (408) 470-1000 Fax: (408) 470-1010
WWW.ALIGNTECH.COM