SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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):
January 18, 2013
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1 Wayside Road
Burlington, Massachusetts 01803
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (781) 565-5000
(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):
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Please refer to the disclosure under Item 5.02 below.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On December 14, 2012, Nuance Communications, Inc. (the Company) filed its definitive proxy statement relating to its annual meeting of stockholders to be held on January 25, 2013.
In response to shareholder feedback, the Companys Compensation Committee has affirmed its commitment to pay-for-performance as follows:
In addition to the above actions, effective with fiscal year 2013, the Executive Officers of the Company will no longer receive any tax gross-ups on their financial planning reimbursements and wellness benefits.
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.