Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 6, 2008
Western Digital Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Delaware   001-08703   33-0956711
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
20511 Lake Forest Drive        
Lake Forest, California       92630
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)       (Zip Code)
(949) 672-7000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 8.01.
The annual meeting of stockholders of Western Digital Corporation (the “Company”) was held on November 6, 2008. Results of the voting at the meeting are set forth below.
     Election of Directors. The stockholders elected the following ten directors to hold office until the next annual meeting and until their successors are elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
    For   Against   Abstain
Peter D. Behrendt
    192,135,883       1,917,671       214,532  
Kathleen A. Cote
    193,433,617       626,597       207,873  
John F. Coyne
    192,156,737       1,934,638       176,712  
Henry T. DeNero
    193,450,609       586,228       231,249  
William L. Kimsey
    193,464,795       571,568       231,724  
Michael D. Lambert
    193,375,025       710,445       182,617  
Matthew E. Massengill
    191,902,252       2,184,745       181,090  
Roger H. Moore
    191,293,314       2,683,831       290,941  
Thomas E. Pardun
    191,744,029       2,316,839       207,218  
Arif Shakeel
    191,808,202       2,305,994       153,891  
     Approval of amendment to 2005 Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s 2005 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase by 8,000,000 the number of shares of the Company’s common stock available for issuance under the plan. The voting results were as follows:
For   Against   Abstain
  2,230,321   144,495
     Appointment of KPMG LLP as independent registered public accounting firm. The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 3, 2009. The voting results were as follows:
For   Against   Abstain
191,542,355   2,535,350   190,382



     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, thereunto duly authorized.
      Western Digital Corporation    
Date: November 12, 2008
  By:   /s/ Raymond M. Bukaty
Raymond M. Bukaty
      Senior Vice President, Administration,    
      General Counsel and Secretary