Form 8-K





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): February 1, 2018



Workday, Inc.

(Exact Name of the Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


001-35680   20-2480422
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
6230 Stoneridge Mall Road, Pleasanton, California   94588
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(925) 951-9000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


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



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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Workday, Inc. (“Workday”) announced that today Robynne Sisco and Chano Fernandez had been appointed Co-Presidents of Workday. Ms. Sisco will also continue to serve as Workday’s Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Fernandez will continue to have responsibility for Workday’s global field operations.

Ms. Sisco, 52, joined Workday in 2012 as Chief Accounting Officer and has been our Chief Financial Officer since April 2016. Prior to joining Workday, Ms. Sisco served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller at VMware, a global provider of business infrastructure virtualization solutions, from June 2009 to August 2012. Ms. Sisco also previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at VeriSign, held senior finance positions at Oracle, Visa, General Electric and Ford, and currently serves on one private company board.

Mr. Fernandez, 48, joined Workday in 2014 as President, EMEA and APJ and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations in February 2017. Prior to joining Workday, Mr. Fernandez served as Senior Vice President and Head of Innovation Sales at SAP EMEA from 2007 to 2013. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Fernandez was Vice President of EMEA sales at Infor, responsible for global and large accounts. Prior to that, Mr. Fernandez served as a Founding Partner and General Manager at Blue C, and as a Senior Consultant for McKinsey & Company.

Additionally, effective February 1, 2018, Mark Peek and Phil Wilmington, Workday’s prior Co-Presidents, were appointed to serve as Managing Director and Co-Head of Workday Ventures and Vice Chairman of Workday, respectively.


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.


Dated: February 7, 2018     WORKDAY, INC.

/s/ James P. Shaughnessy

    Name:   James P. Shaughnessy
    Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary