Broadcom Selects New Vice President of Worldwide Sales

7/15/2003 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM) announced the appointment of Andrew J. Pease to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Mr. Pease, 52, who has served for more than 20 years in senior sales positions at a number of high technology companies, comes to Broadcom from San Diego-based Syntricity Inc., where he was Vice President of Sales. He joined Syntricity, a company focused on providing semiconductor companies with software and services to better manage their yields and improve design-to- volume-production processes, in 2000.

From 1984 to 1996, Mr. Pease served in a number of sales positions at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), the global semiconductor manufacturer, where his last assignment was Group Director, Worldwide Headquarters Sales and Operations in Sunnyvale, Calif. He held vice president of sales positions at two other Sunnyvale-based companies, Integrated Systems Inc., an embedded software manufacturer (1996-1997), and Vantis Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of AMD), a programmable logic semiconductor company (1997-1999).

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a master's degree in computer science from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., Mr. Pease served in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviator from 1974 to 1982, holding a variety of leadership positions related to the operations of anti-submarine warfare aircraft deployment.

"Andy is a seasoned sales professional with superb global industry knowledge, leadership skills and business relationships," said Alan E. "Lanny" Ross, Broadcom's President and CEO. "He will be the driving force in shaping and executing our worldwide sales strategy, which includes a major emphasis on continuing to build and strengthen our world-class sales team. His background and skills are ideally suited for the role of managing and scaling our sales organization for the kind of peak performance and competitiveness that will enable us to realize our growth aspirations."

About Broadcom
Broadcom Corporation is the leading provider of highly integrated silicon solutions that enable broadband communications and networking of voice, video and data services. Using proprietary technologies and advanced design methodologies, Broadcom designs, develops and supplies complete system-on-a-chip solutions and related hardware and software applications for every major broadband communications market. Our diverse product portfolio includes solutions for digital cable and satellite set-top boxes; cable and DSL modems and residential gateways; high-speed transmission and switching for local, metropolitan, wide area and storage networking; home and wireless networking; cellular and terrestrial wireless communications; Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateway and telephony systems; broadband network processors; and SystemI/OTM server solutions. These technologies and products support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and may be contacted at 1-949-450-8700 or at

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