WDC - Western Digital Corporation

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Western Digital Corporation

5601 Great Oaks Parkway
San Jose, CA 95119
United States
408 717 6000
http://www.wdc.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryData Storage Devices
Full Time Employees67,629

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Matthew E. MassengillChairmanN/AN/A56
Mr. Stephen D. MilliganCEO & Director1.73M527.64k54
Mr. Michael D. CordanoPres & COO1.07M392.72k53
Mr. Mark P. Long J.D.CFO & Chief Strategy Officer688.22k113.69k50
Mr. Martin R. FinkCTO & Exec. VPN/AN/A52
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.

Description

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. It offers performance hard disk drives (HDDs) that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. The company also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes. In addition, it offers NAND-flash embedded storage products for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, automotive, IoT, and connected home applications; NAND-flash memory wafers; and custom embedded solutions and iNAND embedded flash products, such as multi-chip package solutions that combine NAND-flash and mobile dynamic random-access memory in an integrated package. Further, it provides client solutions that consist of HDDs and SSDs embedded into external storage products; removable cards for use in mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, still cameras, action video cameras, and security surveillance systems; USB flash drives used in computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products. Additionally, the company licenses its intellectual property. It sells its products under the HGST, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure players, and retailers. It serves storage subsystem suppliers, OEMs, Internet and social media infrastructure players, and PC and Mac OEMs. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate Governance

Western Digital Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2018 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 5; 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.