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March 5, 2018 (March 1, 2018)

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2820 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, California 95134
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(408) 470-1000
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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

The Board of Directors of Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) appointed Kevin J. Dallas, 54, to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2018. In connection with this appointment, the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board from nine to ten directors. Align expects Mr. Dallas to stand for election at the next annual meeting of stockholders scheduled to be held on May 16, 2018.

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

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Dallas' 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.



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.

March 5, 2018
By: /s/  Roger E. George
Roger E. George
Sr. Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer


Exhibit No.
Press Release date March 5, 2018


Exhibit 99.1
Investor Relations Contact                Press Contact        
Yin Cantor                        Shannon Mangum Henderson
(408) 470-1044                         (678) 261-7803          


SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2018 - Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced today that it has appointed Kevin J. Dallas to its board of directors. Mr. Dallas is Corporate Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Intelligent Cloud Business Development at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), where his team creates partnerships that help enable the digital transformation of customers and partners across a range of industries including: connected/autonomous vehicles, industrial IoT, discrete manufacturing, retail, gaming, financial services, media and entertainment, and healthcare.

“Kevin brings extensive experience leading digital transformations in commercial and consumer markets to our board of directors,” said Joe Hogan, president and CEO of Align Technology. “As an industry expert at the forefront of the mobile enterprise market, Kevin’s track record for continuous innovation will be an asset to Align as we focus on executing our growth strategy to deliver new technology and innovations for our doctors and consumers.”

In his current role at Microsoft, Mr. Dallas is responsible for creating partnerships that leverage advanced technologies that include intelligent cloud and intelligent edge services, that are: transforming products, optimizing operations, empowering employees, and enhancing customer engagement. Prior to joining Microsoft in 1996, Mr. Dallas held roles at NVIDIA Corporation and National Semiconductor (now Texas Instruments Inc.) in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East in roles that included microprocessor design, systems engineering, product management, and end-to-end business leadership. He holds an Executive M.B.A. degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

Mr. Dallas will stand for election at the Company’s upcoming annual meeting of shareholders to be held May 16, 2018.

About Align Technology, Inc.

Align Technology designs and manufactures the Invisalign® system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, and iTero® intraoral scanners and services. Align’s products help dental professionals achieve the clinical results they expect and deliver effective, cutting-edge dental options to their patients. Visit for more information.

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Align Technology, Inc. 2820 Orchard Pkwy, San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: (408) 470-1000 Fax: (408) 470-1010