AMENDMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
THIS AMENDMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT is entered into as of April 15, 2009, by and between Xilinx, Inc., a
Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and Moshe N. Gavrielov (the “Executive”).
WHEREAS, the Company and the Executive previously entered into an employment agreement, dated January 3, 2008 (the
“Agreement”), which sets forth various terms of the Executive’s employment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the
WHEREAS, the Company and the Executive now wish to amend the Agreement in order to provide for a reduction in
Executive’s base salary rate, effective May 1, 2009; and
WHEREAS, the terms of this amendment have been approved by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of
NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged,
the Company and the Executive agree to amend the Agreement as set forth below:
Base Salary . Effective May 1, 2009, the Executive’s base salary shall be $46,666.67 per month (equivalent to $560,000
2. Target Bonus and Employee Benefits . Notwithstanding the foregoing reduction in the Executive’s base salary rate, (a)
the Executive’s annual target bonus rate shall remain equal to $700,000 (equivalent to 100% of the Executive’s annual
base salary rate of $700,000 as in effect prior to this amendment), subject to achievement of target performance
objectives and (b) all employee benefits to which the Executive is entitled pursuant to the Agreement which are based
in any manner upon the Executive’s base salary rate shall continue to be based upon the Executive’s base salary rate
as in effect prior to this amendment.
Continuation of Other Terms : Except as set forth herein, all other terms and conditions of the Agreement shall remain
in full force and effect.
Acknowledgement . The Executive acknowledges a