Washington, DC 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
January 19, 2021
Autodesk, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 000-14338 94-2819853
(State or other jurisdiction of
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
111 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael,California94903
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(415) 507-5000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareADSKThe Nasdaq Global Select 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).
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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 January 19, 2021, Autodesk, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Andrew Anagnost, the Company’s current President and Chief Executive Officer, as Interim Chief Financial Officer (including principal financial officer) of the Company.

Dr. Anagnost, 56, joined the Company in September 1997 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2017. Dr. Anagnost served as Co-CEO from February 2017 to June 2017, Chief Marketing Officer from December 2016 to June 2017, and as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Business Strategy & Marketing, from March 2012 to June 2017. From December 2009 to March 2012, Dr. Anagnost was Vice President, Product Suites and Web Services of the Company. Prior to this position, Dr. Anagnost served as Vice President of CAD/CAE products for the manufacturing division of the Company from March 2007 to December 2009. Previously, Dr. Anagnost held other senior management positions at the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Anagnost held various engineering, sales, marketing, and product management positions at Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Company and EXA Corporation. He also served as an NRC post-doctoral fellow at NASA Ames Research Center.

Dr. Anagnost will continue to be compensated according to his existing arrangements with the Company as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

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.
By: /s/ Pascal W. Di Fronzo
 Pascal W. Di Fronzo
EVP, Corporate Affairs, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Date:  January 22, 2021