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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): April 20, 2012
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6155 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, California 92009
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)
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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 April 20, 2012, Shawn Duffy was appointed to the position of Chief Accounting Officer of ViaSat, Inc. In this role, Ms. Duffy assumes the responsibilities of principal accounting officer from Ron Wangerin, who continues as ViaSats Chief Financial Officer.
Shawn Duffy, age 42, joined ViaSat in 2005 as Corporate Controller, and in 2009 was appointed ViaSats Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining ViaSat, Ms. Duffy was a senior manager at Ernst & Young, LLP, serving the technology and consumer product markets. Ms. Duffy is a certified public accountant in the state of California, and earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University.
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: April 26, 2012||ViaSat, Inc.|
|Associate General Counsel|