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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 8, 2021

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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 November 8, 2021, Christine King notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. (the “Company”) of her decision to resign from the Board and the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board, effective upon the election of her successor. Ms. King’s resignation is not the result of any disagreement between Ms. King and the Company or its management on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
On November 9, 2021, at the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, the Board elected Susan Lynch to the Board as a Class III Director, effective immediately, to serve until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until her successor is duly elected and qualified. The Board also appointed Ms. Lynch to serve on its Audit Committee.
The Board has determined that Ms. Lynch qualifies as an independent director pursuant to Rule 10A-3 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market. The Board has also determined that Ms. Lynch qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by the applicable Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) regulations.
Ms. Lynch was elected to the Board pursuant to and as set forth in Section 2(c) of the Stockholders Agreement, dated as of September 30, 2020, by and among the Company, OEP SKNA, L.P. and Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.
In connection with her appointment, the Company entered into an indemnification agreement with Ms. Lynch providing for the indemnification of and advancement of expenses permitted by Delaware law for claims, suits or proceedings arising out of a director’s service to the Company.
Ms. Lynch will receive the same fees for her service as the Company’s other independent directors and members of the Audit Committee of the Board, which fees were disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on July 2, 2021. Annual cash compensation and restricted stock awards will be pro-rated from the date of Ms. Lynch’s election to the Board.
Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing the election of Ms. Lynch to the Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information set forth in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
Exhibit 99.1
Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).

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.
November 10, 2021
/s/ Paul V. Walsh, Jr.
Paul V. Walsh, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer


Exhibit 99.1
November 10, 2021
Contact: Katherine Blye
Senior Director, Investor Relations & Marcom
Phone: +1 603 626-2306
Allegro MicroSystems Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
--Election of Susan Lynch to Replace Christine King--

Manchester, NH – Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. (“Allegro”), a global leader in sensing and power semiconductor technology, today announced the appointment of Susan Lynch to Allegro’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee, replacing Christine King, who is leaving the board. Both of these changes are effective immediately.
“Christine King has brought a wealth of knowledge and has provided expert guidance to support Allegro’s first year as a public company,” said Yoshihiro “Zen” Suzuki, Chairman of the Board. “On behalf of the Allegro Board, I would like to thank Chris for her leadership and service.”
Ms. King added, “I have enjoyed the opportunity of serving on Allegro’s Board over the past year and believe the company has strong plans in place for a very exciting and rewarding future. I’d like to thank my fellow directors, and I wish the Allegro team nothing but success in the future.”
Susan Lynch joins Allegro’s Board of Directors with more than 25 years of financial experience though senior leadership roles in the technology, aerospace and defense, and industrial manufacturing industries. Ms. Lynch currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Vectrus, Inc. Previously, Ms. Lynch was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Sungard Availability Services. Ms. Lynch holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University and is a certified public accountant.
“We are pleased to welcome Susan to Allegro’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee at a very important time in the growth of Allegro,” continued Mr. Suzuki. “In addition to Susan’s deep financial leadership experience and focus on performance, she also has a strong track record of creating stockholder value through organic and inorganic growth strategies. We are looking forward to her insightful contributions to our Board.”
“Allegro has established strong franchises in magnetic sensors and power ICs that are being widely adopted, particularly in accelerating end markets like xEV, ADAS, green energy, and data center,” said Ms. Lynch. “I am delighted to join Allegro’s Board of Directors and look forward to contributing to its future growth and success as the company’s innovations drive a safer, more sustainable future for us all.”
About Allegro MicroSystems
Allegro MicroSystems is a leading global designer, developer, fabless manufacturer and marketer of sensor integrated circuits (“ICs”) and application-specific analog power ICs enabling emerging technologies in the automotive and industrial markets. Allegro’s diverse product portfolio provides efficient and reliable solutions for the electrification of vehicles, automotive ADAS safety features, automation for Industry 4.0 and power saving technologies for data centers and green energy applications.

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