Form 8-K
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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 1, 2019



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 0-32259 94-3267295
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

2820 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, California 95134

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(408) 470-1000

 (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

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


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

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value ALGN The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
(NASDAQ Global Market)

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 Arrangement of Certain Officers


The Board of Directors of Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) appointed Anne Myong, 52, to its board of directors, effective August 1, 2019. In connection with this appointment, the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board from ten to eleven directors. Align expects Ms. Myong to stand for election at the next annual meeting of stockholders scheduled to be held in May 2020.


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


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


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits



Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated August 1, 2019


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 1, 2019 By:  /s/ Julie Coletti        

Julie Coletti

    SVP, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer




Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated August 1, 2019







Anne Myong Joins Align Technology Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced today that it has appointed Anne Myong to its board of directors. Ms. Myong was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Walmart Global eCommerce, where she accelerated the growth and digital transformation of Walmart’s retail and e-commerce operations in the United States, China and Brazil. Earlier, she was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Walmart China Retail. In that role, she was the senior operations and finance executive leading a retail operation of over 400 stores and 100,000 associates across China.

“Anne brings a tremendous amount of global leadership experience in operations, finance and digital transformation,” said Joe Hogan, president and CEO of Align Technology. “Her expertise in international markets will bring valuable insights to our board of directors as we continue to scale and expand Align’s global operations in order to deliver smile-changing technology and innovations to doctors and their patients worldwide.”

Prior to her roles at Walmart, Ms. Myong was Vice President and CFO of Agilent Technologies China, where she was the senior finance executive of Agilent’s fastest growing and second largest market.

She holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School and a B.B.A. degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University.

Ms. Myong will stand for election at the Company’s upcoming annual meeting of shareholders, to be held May 20, 2020.

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.

For additional information about the Invisalign system or to find an Invisalign doctor in your area, please visit For additional information about iTero digital scanning system, please visit

Align Technology
Dina Basin
(408) 470-1451

Ethos Communication:
Shannon Mangum Henderson
(678) 261-7803

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at