United States

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. 20549









Western Digital Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-8703   33-0956711

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


5601 Great Oaks Parkway

San Jose, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Michael C. Ray

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

(408) 717-6000

(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report.)



Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:


Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 through December 31, 2017.




Section 1—Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Item 1.01 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report

As contemplated by Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Form SD (collectively, the “Conflict Minerals Rule”), we are providing a Conflict Minerals Report as an Exhibit to this Form SD, which is also available on the Internet at:

Information concerning tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold from recycled or scrap sources that may be contained in our in-scope products is included in the Conflict Minerals Report and is incorporated in this Form SD by reference.

Item 1.02 Exhibit

The Conflict Minerals Report described in Item 1.01 is filed as Exhibit 1.01 to this Form SD.

Section 2—Exhibits

Item 2.01 Exhibits

Exhibit 1.01     Conflict Minerals Report for the calendar year ended December 31, 2017.




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 duly authorized undersigned.





/s/ Michael C. Ray

      May 31, 2018
Name:   Michael C. Ray      
Title:   Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary