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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Diller

81 Independent Chairman of the Board

Hock Tan

65 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Krause

39 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Bryan Ingram

52 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Wireless Semiconductor Division

Charlie Kawwas

46 2015 Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer

Henry Samueli

62 2016 Chief Technology Officer, Director

Kirsten Spears

52 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller

Patricia McCall

62 2007 Vice President, General Counsel

Lewis Eggebrecht

73 2014 Independent Director

Kenneth Hao

48 2005 Independent Director

Eddy Hartenstein

66 2016 Independent Director

Check Kian Low

58 2016 Independent Director

Donald Macleod

68 2007 Independent Director

Peter Marks

63 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Diller

Mr. James V. Diller is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was a founder of PMC-Sierra, Inc., serving as PMC’s Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to July 1997 and President from 1983 to July 1993. Mr. Diller also served as a director of PMC since its formation in 1983 until December 2013. Mr. Diller was Chairman of PMC’s board of directors from July 1993 until February 2000, and was its Vice Chairman from February 2000 until December 2013. Mr. Diller served as a director of Intersil Corporation from May 2002 to April 2015 and as its interim President and Chief Executive Officer from December 2012 to March 2013. Mr. Diller’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his more than 50 years of experience in semiconductor company management and oversight in positions such as Chief Executive Officer, President and General Manager and chairman of the board of directors, and his experience as a product development engineer.

Hock Tan

Mr. Hock E. Tan is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2006. From September 2005 to January 2008, he served as Chairman of the board of directors of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (“IDT”). Prior to becoming chairman of IDT, Mr. Tan was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc. (“ICS”), from June 1999 to September 2005. Prior to ICS, Mr. Tan was Vice President of Finance with Commodore International, Ltd. from 1992 to 1994, and previously held senior management positions with PepsiCo, Inc. and General Motors Corporation. Mr. Tan served as managing director of Pacven Investment, Ltd., a venture capital fund in Singapore from 1988 to 1992, and served as managing director for Hume Industries Ltd. in Malaysia from 1983 to 1988. Mr. Tan’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his role as our Chief Executive Officer, his extensive career in the technology industry in general and in the semiconductor industry in particular, including service as the chairman of the board of directors of a publicly-traded semiconductor company, and his extensive knowledge of our business developed over the course of his career at our Company.

Thomas Krause

Mr. Thomas H. Krause Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company since October 2016, and served as our acting Chief Financial Officer and principal financial officer from March 2016 to October 2016. Mr. Krause also served as our Vice President, Corporate Development from January 2012 to October 2016. Prior to joining us, he was an independent management consultant representing several public and private technology companies. Mr. Krause previously served as Vice President of Business Development at Techwell, Inc., a mixed-signal fabless semiconductor company, and held various roles with Technology Crossover Ventures and Robertson Stephens.

Bryan Ingram

Mr. Bryan T. Ingram is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Wireless Semiconductor Division of the company since November 2015 and prior to that served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2013. Mr. Ingram previously served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Semiconductor Division from November 2007 and as Vice President of that division from December 2005. Prior to the closing of our acquisition of the Semiconductor Products Group (“SPG”) of Agilent Technologies, Inc., Mr. Ingram was the Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Semiconductor Division of SPG. He has held various other positions with Hewlett-Packard Company and Agilent Technologies, Inc. Mr. Ingram joined Hewlett-Packard Company in 1990.

Charlie Kawwas

Mr. Charlie B. Kawwas, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer of the company since June 2015 and served as our Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales from May 2014 to June 2015. Dr. Kawwas served as Senior Vice President of Sales for LSI Corporation (“LSI”) from 2010 to May 2014, when we acquired LSI, having joined LSI in 2007 as Vice President of Marketing through its acquisition of Agere Systems. Prior to joining Agere Systems in 2005, he served as the leader of product line management for optical Ethernet and multiservice edge portfolio at Nortel Networks.

Henry Samueli

Dr. Henry S. Samueli. Ph.D., is Chief Technology Officer, Director of the company since February 1, 2016. He was a co-founder of BRCM and served as its Chief Technical Officer from its inception in 1991 to May 2008 and from December 2009 through January 2016. Dr. Samueli also served as BRCM’s Vice President of Research and Development from 1991 to May 2003 and as a technology advisor from May 2008 to December 2009. Dr. Samueli has also been a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1985 (on leave of absence since 1995) and a Distinguished Adjunct Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of the University of California, Irvine since 2003. Prior to BRCM, Dr. Samueli was the Chief Scientist and one of the founders of PairGain Technologies. From 1980 until 1985, he was employed in various engineering management positions in the Electronics and Technology Division of TRW, Inc. Dr. Samueli is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Samueli served as Chairman or Co-Chairman of the board of directors of BRCM from 1991 to May 2008 and from May 2011 to January 2016. He received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a named inventor in 75 U.S. patents. Dr. Samueli’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his over 35 years of advanced engineering and leadership experience in the fields of communications systems and digital signal processing. In addition, his co-founding of BRCM and his service as its Chief Technical Officer provide unique insights into, and understanding of, our operations, technologies and industry.

Kirsten Spears

Ms. Kirsten M. Spears is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company. She has been the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since May 2014. Previously, Ms. Spears was Vice President and Corporate Controller at LSI Corporation (“LSI”), which was acquired by Avago in May 2014. Ms. Spears joined LSI in September of 1997 and held a number of management positions in accounting and reporting before becoming the Corporate Controller in 2007. Before joining LSI, Ms. Spears worked for Price Waterhouse LLP in audit; for Raychem Corporation, managing a variety of accounting functions; and for Bank of America, managing branch operations. As at March 22, 2016, Ms. Spears beneficially owned 10,939 ordinary shares of the Company (representing less than 1% of the Company’s outstanding shares), including 9,793 shares that she has the right to acquire within 60 days thereafter upon the exercise of share options.

Patricia McCall

Ms. Patricia H. McCall is Vice President, General Counsel of the company since March 2007. She served as Director of Litigation at Adobe Systems from 2006 to 2007. Prior to this, Ms. McCall served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ChipPAC Inc. from January 2003 to August 2004, when ChipPAC Inc. merged with ST Assembly Test Services Ltd. in August 2004. Ms. McCall served as the Senior Vice President Administration, General Counsel and Secretary of ChipPAC Inc. from November 2000 to January 2003. From November 1995 to November 2000, Ms. McCall was at National Semiconductor Corporation, most recently as Associate General Counsel, and prior to that was a partner at the law firm of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro. Ms. McCall is also a Barrister in England.

Lewis Eggebrecht

Mr. Lewis C. Eggebrecht is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Vice President and Chief Scientist of ICS from 1998 through May 2003. Mr. Eggebrecht has held various other technical and executive management positions for more than 30 years, including as Chief Multimedia Architect at Phillips Semiconductor Manufacturing Inc., as Graphics Architect at S3 Graphics Limited, and Vice President of Research and Development at Commodore International Limited, and as a small systems architect for 15 years at International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”). While at IBM, Mr. Eggebrecht was the Chief Architect and Design Team Leader on the original IBM PC. He has also previously served on the board of directors of a number of public and private companies, including, most recently, as a director of IDT, where he served as a director from 2005 to 2012, and as a director of ICS from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Eggebrecht holds six patents on the IBM PC and has authored two books on PC architecture, over 20 IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletins and trade press articles. He also serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Mr. Eggebrecht’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his extensive experience in personal computer architecture, integrated circuit design and networking, wireless and timing technologies, as well as his experience serving on the board of directors of other public technology companies.

Kenneth Hao

Mr. Kenneth Y. Hao is Independent Director of the Company. He is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake Partners (“Silver Lake”). Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2000, Mr. Hao was an investment banker with Hambrecht & Quist for 10 years, most recently serving as a Managing Director in the Technology Investment Banking group. Mr. Hao has spent his career investing in and advising technology companies. Mr. Hao also serves or has served on the board of directors of a number of Silver Lake portfolio companies, including Symantec Corporation, where he also serves on its compensation and leadership development committee. Mr. Hao’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his depth of experience in financial and investment matters and his familiarity with a broad range of companies in technology industries.

Eddy Hartenstein

Mr. Eddy W. Hartenstein is Independent Director of the Company. He was the publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Times from August 2008 to August 2014. In addition, he served as co-President of the Tribune Company from October 2010 to May 2011 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2011 to January 2013. Previously, Mr. Hartenstein was Vice Chairman and a member of the board of directors of The DIRECTV Group Inc. (formerly Hughes Electronics Corp.), from December 2003 until his retirement in December 2004. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTV Inc. from late 2001 through 2004 and as President from its inception in 1990 to 2001. He currently serves as non-executive chairman of the board of tronc, Inc. (formerly known as Tribune Publishing Company); as lead independent director of the board of SIRIUS XM Holdings Inc., where he also serves on the audit committee; as a director of Yahoo, Inc., where he also serves on the compensation and leadership development committee; and as a director of TiVo Corporation, where he also serves on the compensation and strategic committees. Mr. Hartenstein also served as a director of BRCM from June 2008 through January 2016; SanDisk Corporation from 2005 to May 2016; and Rovi Corporation from September 2015 until its acquisition by TiVo in September 2016. Mr. Hartenstein’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his business leadership and extensive senior management experience, including successfully creating and entering new markets, as well as his considerable public company directorial and governance experience.

Check Kian Low

Mr. Check Kian Low is Independent Director of the company since December 15, 2016. He was one of the founding partners and is a director of NewSmith Capital Partners LLP (“NewSmith”), an independent partnership providing corporate finance advice and investment management services, for which he manages the Asia Pacific offices. He is also an owner, and has served as a director of, Cluny Capital Limited (BVI) since February 2007. Prior to founding NewSmith in 2003, Mr. Low served as Senior Vice-President and Member of the Executive Management Committee of Merrill Lynch & Co., as well as its Chairman for the Asia Pacific Region, where he held various positions since the start of his employment with that firm in October 1995. Mr. Low serves as the lead independent director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, a public company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He also serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies and is a trustee of the Singapore London School of Economics Trust and the Nanyang Technological University. Mr. Low previously served as a director of the following public, Singapore listed companies: Neptune Orient Lines Limited from April 2011 to June 2016, Fibrechem Technologies Limited from January 2005 to September 2012 and Singapore Exchange Limited from July 2000 to October 2011. Mr. Low’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his considerable public company directorial experience with Singapore-based companies, as well as his considerable executive management and financial and investment experience.

Donald Macleod

Mr. Donald J. Macleod is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Semiconductor Corporation (“NSC”) from November 2009 to September 2011, when NSC was acquired by Texas Instruments Incorporated. He served as its President and Chief Operating Officer from the beginning of 2005 until November 2009, and before that he held various other executive and senior management positions at the company including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Macleod also served as the Chairman of the board of directors of NSC from May 2010 to September 2011. Mr. Macleod serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Intersil Corporation, where he also serves on its compensation and audit committees, and as a director of Knowles Corporation, where he also serves on its nominating & governance and compensation committees. Mr. Macleod also serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies and business organizations. Mr. Macleod’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his more than 30 years of experience in senior management and executive positions in the semiconductor industry, both in Europe and in the United States, and his accounting and finance qualifications and experience.

Peter Marks

Mr. Peter J. Marks is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Executive Consultant, which he founded in 2013, where he advises business leaders on leadership. Prior to this, Mr. Marks served in various senior management roles with Robert Bosch GmbH, which he originally joined in 1977 and where he remained until December 2011. Most recently, from 2006 until his departure in December 2011, Mr. Marks served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Bosch LLC, where he managed all of its business sectors in the Americas, and as a member of Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH, with responsibility for worldwide coordination for manufacturing and capital investment. Prior to that he also served as a senior executive of Robert Bosch GmbH responsible for various divisions; automotive electronics, semiconductors, body electronics/electric drivers and energy systems. Mr. Marks’ qualifications to serve on our Board include his extensive leadership experience in senior management and executive positions with a large, multinational organization, as well as his familiarity with operational and strategic issues relating to technology focused companies with international operations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Diller

--

Hock Tan

24,692,000

Thomas Krause

3,452,810

Bryan Ingram

4,100,610

Charlie Kawwas

5,322,580

Henry Samueli

3,031,870

Kirsten Spears

--

Patricia McCall

--

Lewis Eggebrecht

82,500

Kenneth Hao

375,259

Eddy Hartenstein

309,441

Check Kian Low

--

Donald Macleod

308,259

Peter Marks

83,750
As Of  30 Oct 2016