Broadcom Hires Chong

Broadcom names Arthur Chong as general counsel

October 31, 2008

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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM - News), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, announced that Arthur Chong has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective today.

Chong, 55, will oversee Broadcom's legal, corporate secretary and governance, and litigation activities, reporting to Broadcom's President and CEO Scott A. McGregor.

He joins Broadcom from Seattle-based Safeco Corporation, a property and casualty insurance company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Before joining Safeco in 2005, he spent over 20 years at McKesson Corporation, a healthcare services and information technology company based in San Francisco, where he most recently served as Deputy General Counsel. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Chong received his bachelor's degree at the University of California, Berkeley.

"Art is a highly regarded and seasoned corporate attorney with broad experience in corporate governance, M&A, finance, securities law and litigation," McGregor said. "He will be a great addition to our senior executive team, and we look forward to his leadership and contributions."

Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)

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