Broadcom Adds Swainson To Board

Irvine-based semiconductor maker Broadcom announced this morning that it has added John A. Swainson, the former CEO of CA, to its board of directors. Swainson was CEO of CA from 2004 to 2009, and is now a senior advisor to private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. Swainson also has served at IBM and General Electric, and sits on the boards of Visa, Assurant, and Cadence Design Systems. Broadcom said the addition of Swainson brings its number of board members to eight.