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Ex-CA exec adds another board to his roster
Swainson, 56, ran the Islandia business software maker — then known as CA Inc. — for five years before retiring in January.
“John is the rare executive who possesses strong strategic skills and expertise in software and corporate data centers, coupled with extensive engineering, sales and finance experience,” Scott McGregor, Broadcom's chief executive, said in a statement. With Swainson's appointment, Broadcom's board consists of eight directors.