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Broadcom Inc (AVGO.OQ)

AVGO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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22 Mar 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Henry Samueli

64 2018 Chairman of the Board

Hock Tan

67 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Krause

41 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Bryan Ingram

54 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Wireless Semiconductor Division

Charlie Kawwas

48 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer

Kirsten Spears

54 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller

Mark Brazeal

51 2017 Chief Legal Officer

Eddy Hartenstein

68 2018 Lead Independent Director

Diane Bryant

56 2019 Independent Director

Gayla Delly

59 2017 Independent Director

James Diller

82 2018 Independent Director

Lewis Eggebrecht

74 2014 Independent Director

Check Kian Low

59 2016 Independent Director

Donald Macleod

69 2007 Independent Director

Peter Marks

65 2013 Independent Director

Harry You

59 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Henry Samueli

Dr. Henry S. Samueli. Ph.D., serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Samueli served as our as Chief Technical Officer from February 2016 to December 2018. He was a co-founder of Broadcom Corporation (“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 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. 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. 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.

Hock Tan

Mr. Hock E. Tan is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Tan has served as our 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.

Thomas Krause

Mr. Thomas H. Krause Jr., serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Krause has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2016, and served as our Vice President and 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. Mr. Ingram has served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Semiconductor Division 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. Mr. Ingram has also served as a member of the board of directors of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. and a member of its compensation committee since October 2018.

Charlie Kawwas

Mr. Charlie B. Kawwas, Ph.D. serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer of the Company. Dr. Kawwas has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer 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.

Kirsten Spears

Ms. Kirsten M. Spears serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company. Ms. Spears has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since March 2016 and as our Vice President and Corporate Controller since May 2014. Prior to our acquisition of LSI, Ms. Spears served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of LSI. She 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.

Mark Brazeal

Mr. Mark David Brazeal is Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Mr. Brazeal has served as our Chief Legal Officer since April 2017. Mr. Brazeal is responsible for the legal, governance and compliance functions across the company. Prior to his current role, he served as the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President, IP Licensing for SanDisk Corporation, from December 2014 until it was acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2016. Before joining SanDisk, Mr. Brazeal spent 15 years at BRCM in various positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as the Senior Vice President and Senior Deputy General Counsel in charge of all commercial, operational, IP licensing and litigation matters for BRCM. Prior to that, Mr. Brazeal was an attorney in the transactional and IP groups at the law firms of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA, Yuasa & Hara in Tokyo, Japan and Howrey & Simon in Washington, D.C. He earned a J.D. and a B.A. in American Government from the University of Virginia.

Eddy Hartenstein

Mr. Eddy W. Hartenstein serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hartenstein 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 a director of Tribune Publishing Company; as lead independent director of the board of SIRIUS XM Holdings Inc., where he also serves on the audit 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; Rovi Corporation from September 2015 until its acquisition by TiVo in September 2016; and Yahoo, Inc. from April 2016 to June 2017.

Diane Bryant

Ms. Diane M. Bryant is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bryant served as the Chief Operating Officer of Google Cloud (cloud computing services) from 2017 to 2018, where she focused on accelerating the scale and reach of Google Cloud’s business, including optimization of the global supply chain, acceleration of customer adoption, and development of next-generation information technology solutions. Prior to Google Cloud, Ms. Bryant spent 32 years at Intel Corporation, most recently serving as Group President of Intel’s Data Center Group, the worldwide organization that develops server, storage and network platforms for the digital services economy, in 2017, having led that group since 2012, and serving as Intel’s Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, responsible for corporate-wide information technology solutions and services that enable Intel’s business, from 2008 to 2012. Ms. Bryant also serves on the board of directors of United Technologies Corporation, where she also serves on its audit and finance committees and on the U.C. Davis Chancellor’s Board of Advisors and U.C. Davis College of Engineering Board of Advisors.

Gayla Delly

Ms. Gayla J. Delly serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Delly served as Chief Executive Officer of Benchmark Electronics Inc. (“Benchmark”), a company that provides contract manufacturing, design, engineering, test and distribution services to manufacturers of computers, medical devices, telecommunications equipment and industrial control and test instruments, from January 2012 to September 2016, and served as a director from 2011 to September 2016. At Benchmark, she previously served as President from 2006 to December 2011, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2006, and as Corporate Controller and Treasurer from 1995 to 2001. Ms. Delly is a certified public accountant and was a senior audit manager at KPMG before joining Benchmark. Ms. Delly serves as an independent director of Flowserve Corporation, a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and serves as chair of Flowserve’s audit committee and a member of its corporate governance and nominating committee.

James Diller

Mr. James V. Diller, Sr., is no longer a Independent Director of the Company effective April 1st, 2019 (Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders). 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.

Lewis Eggebrecht

Mr. Lewis C. Eggebrecht is no longer a Independent Director of the Company effective April 1st, 2019 (Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders). 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.

Check Kian Low

Mr. Check Kian Low is Independent Director of the Company since December 15, 2016. Mr. Low was one of the founding partners and has served as a director of NewSmith Capital Partners LLP, an independent partnership providing corporate finance advice and investment management services, for which he manages the Asia Pacific offices, since 2003. 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 Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”), where he also serves on the corporate governance & nominations and finance & investment committees. 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 companies listed on the SGX-ST: 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.

Donald Macleod

Mr. Donald J. Macleod is no longer a Independent Director of the Company effective April 1st, 2019 (Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders). 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 serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Marks 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 the 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.

Harry You

Mr. Harry L. You serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. You is the President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a public blank check company focusing on the technology industry, including software and services, which raised $552 million in gross proceeds in its initial public offering in November 2016. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. You served as the Executive Vice President in the Office of the Chairman of EMC Corporation. Mr. You joined EMC in 2008 to oversee corporate strategy and new business development, which included mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital activity. Mr. You was Chief Executive Officer of BearingPoint Inc. from 2005 to 2007 and also served as BearingPoint’s Interim Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2006. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. You served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation, helping begin Oracle’s acquisition run with the takeovers of Peoplesoft, Inc. and Retek in 2005. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. You served as Chief Financial Officer of Accenture Ltd. Mr. You also previously spent 14 years in the financial services industry, including serving as a managing director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. You served on the board of directors of Korn/Ferry International, a global executive recruiting company, from 2004 to 2016, and has been a trustee of the U.S. Olympic Committee Foundation since 2016.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Henry Samueli

3,031,870

Hock Tan

5,042,940

Thomas Krause

7,333,420

Bryan Ingram

7,560,700

Charlie Kawwas

7,261,530

Kirsten Spears

--

Mark Brazeal

5,817,370

Eddy Hartenstein

300,666

Diane Bryant

--

Gayla Delly

347,636

James Diller

443,666

Lewis Eggebrecht

275,666

Check Kian Low

271,666

Donald Macleod

310,666

Peter Marks

284,166

Harry You

--
As Of  4 Nov 2018