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Broadcom Limited

1 Yishun Avenue 7
Singapore 768923
65 6755 7888

IndustrySemiconductor - Broad Line
Full Time Employees15,700

Key Executives

Mr. Hock E. TanChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Exec. Director3.04M30.27M65
Mr. Thomas H. Krause Jr.Chief Financial Officer and VP878.51k5.3M39
Dr. Henry Samueli Ph.D.Chief Technical Officer and Director48.77kN/A62
Dr. Charlie B. Kawwas Ph.D.Chief Sales Officer and Sr. VP1.05M1.79M46
Mr. Bryan T. IngramSr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Wireless Semiconductor Division977.03k8.2M52
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Broadcom Limited designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor devices worldwide. It focuses on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Wired Infrastructure, Wireless Communications, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other. The Wired Infrastructure segment provides set-top box system-on-chips (SoCs); cable, digital subscriber line, and passive optical networking central office/consumer premise equipment SoCs; Ethernet switching and routing application specific standard products; embedded processors and controllers; serializer/deserializer application specific integrated circuits; optical and copper physical layers; and fiber optic laser and receiver components. The Wireless Communications segment offers RF front end modules, filters, and power amplifiers; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and global positioning system/global navigation satellite system SoCs; and custom touch controllers. The Enterprise Storage segment provides serial attached small computer system interface, and redundant array of independent disks controllers and adapters; peripheral component interconnect express switches; fiber channel host bus adapters; read channel based SoCs; and preamplifiers. The Industrial & Other segment optocouplers; industrial fiber optics motion control encoders and subsystems; and light emitting diodes. Its products are used in various applications, including enterprise and data center networking, home connectivity, set-top boxes, broadband access, telecommunication equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage systems, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and electronic displays. The company was formerly known as Avago Technologies Limited and changed its name to Broadcom Limited in February 2016. Broadcom Limited was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Corporate Governance

Broadcom Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.