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Former Ashton-Tate CFO George L. Farinsky joins Broadcom board of directors

March 12, 2002

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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM) today announced the appointment of George L. Farinsky to its Board of Directors. Mr. Farinsky, 67, has held senior management positions with a number of major corporations, including software provider Ashton-Tate Corporation, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 1987 to 1991. Since that time, he has been a consultant, private investor and corporate director. Prior to Ashton-Tate, he served as president of U.S. operations and a member of the board of directors of the Bank of British Columbia. Before that, he was vice president and chief financial officer of Dysan Corp., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based rigid and floppy disk company. "George brings to Broadcom a stature and depth of experience in management and corporate finance that will help us to capitalize on our strategic position as the leading provider of broadband communications semiconductor solutions worldwide," said Dr. Henry T. Nicholas III, Broadcom's President and CEO. "He is an outstanding addition to our board, and we look forward to his counsel." Broadcom Corp.

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