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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): August 8, 2019

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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.
Appointment of Linda Zecher
Effective August 8, 2019, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Tenable Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Linda Zecher to serve as a director of the Company. Ms. Zecher will serve as a class I director whose term will expire at the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, and she will serve as a member of the compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees of the Board.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Zecher and any other person pursuant to which she was selected as a director of the Company, and there is no family relationship between Ms. Zecher and any of the Company’s other directors or executive officers. The Company is not aware of any transaction involving Ms. Zecher requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Additional information about Ms. Zecher is set forth below:
Linda Zecher, age 66, is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the Barkley Group, a consulting firm focused on effective digital transformation, positions she has held since January 2017. Prior to that time, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the board of directors, of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company from September 2011 to September 2016. Ms. Zecher has served as a member of the board of directors of Hasbro, Inc. since August 2014. Ms. Zecher received her B.S. in Earth Science from The Ohio State University. The Board believes that Ms. Zecher’s extensive management experience with technology companies and her experience as a director of public companies qualify her to serve on the Board.
Upon commencement of her service as a director, the Board granted Ms. Zecher 17,331 restricted stock units, with one third of the shares underlying the restricted stock units vesting on each anniversary of the grant date such that the award will be fully vested after three years, subject to Ms. Zecher’s continued service as a director through the applicable vesting dates and accelerated vesting in specified circumstances. Additionally, the Board approved the following compensation for Ms. Zecher for her service on the Board for the year ending December 31, 2019, to be pro-rated for her 2019 service and subject to her continued service through the applicable payment dates:
Board Service Retainer: $30,000
Compensation Committee Member Service Retainer: $6,000
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member Service Retainer: $4,000
Ms. Zecher has also entered into the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)     Exhibits
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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.
August 12, 2019
/s/ Stephen A. Riddick
Stephen A. Riddick
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary