Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 19, 2019


Veeva Systems Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)




4280 Hacienda Drive

Pleasanton, California



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (925) 452-6500

Not Applicable

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


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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 March 19, 2019, Veeva Systems Inc. (the “Company”) named Michele O’Connor as the Company’s principal accounting officer, effective immediately. Timothy Cabral, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, previously served as principal accounting officer and will continue to serve as principal financial officer. There has been no change to Ms. O’Connor’s compensation in connection with her appointment.


Ms. O’Connor, age 42, has served as our Vice President, Corporate Controller since May 2012. Ms. O’Connor previously served as Director of Corporate Accounting at Thoratec Corporation from July 2008 to May 2012. Ms. O’Connor earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo.


There are no family relationships between Ms. O’Connor and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers and she has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S‑K.




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.



Veeva Systems Inc.







/s/ Josh Faddis



Josh Faddis



Senior Vice President, General Counsel




Dated:  March 20, 2019