Monday, October 25, 2004

Broadcom Names McGregor as President and CEO

Broadcom named Scott A. McGregor as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 3, 2005, succeeding Alan E. "Lanny" Ross, who is retiring.

McGregor has served as President and CEO of Philips Semiconductors since September 2001. He joined the Philips Semiconductors group in February 1998 as head of its Emerging Business unit, leading it to profitability and nearly $1 billion in sales before being named President and CEO of Philips Semiconductors in September 2001. Prior to Philips, Mr. McGregor held senior management positions at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he was involved in designing software for the first personal computers employing graphical user interfaces, and at Microsoft, where he was the architect and development team leader of the original version of Microsoft Windows. Additionally, he served in senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now part of HP), where he led the UNIX workstation software group and was one of the architects of the X Window System, and the Santa Cruz Operation Inc. (SCO), a provider of network computing solutions, where he helped pioneer open software standards.


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