Ex-Cisco Exec to Join Broadcom

Broadcom announced that industry veteran Rajiv Ramaswami will join the company on February 1 EVP and general manager

January 27, 2010

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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that industry veteran Rajiv Ramaswami will join the company on February 1, 2010 as Executive Vice President & General Manager, Enterprise Networking Group. Mr. Ramaswami was previously at Cisco Systems, Inc. where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services and Switching Technology Group.

Mr. Ramaswami joined Cisco in 2002 and served as Vice President and General Manager for a variety of Business Units in Optical, Switching, and Storage Networking. Prior to joining Cisco Mr. Ramaswami held various technical and leadership positions at Xros, Tellabs and IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center. Mr. Ramaswami holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras. He is a named inventor in 33 U.S. patents primarily in optical networking and has coauthored a textbook "Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective." He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.

"Rajiv's solid technical background and unique perspective gained from 20 years of work in the networking equipment market will be an excellent addition to our Enterprise Networking Group," said Broadcom's President and CEO, Scott A. McGregor.

Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)

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