Tan Hock Eng
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Tan Hock Eng (Chinese: 陳福陽; pinyin: Chén Fúyáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Hok-iâng; born 1951 in Penang) is the CEO of Broadcom Inc. He was the highest earning CEO in the US in 2017, earning US$103.2 million that year.
He was managing director of Hume Industries in Malaysia from 1983 to 1988 before helming Pacven Investment from 1988 to 1992. He then held financial positions at General Motors Co and PepsiCo Inc before becoming the Vice President of Finance of Commodore International Ltd.
Tan went on to become the CEO of Integrated Circuit Systems Inc. When this was sold to Integrated Device Technology Inc, he became the latter company's chairman. Avago was created following a US$2.66 billion buyout of Integrated Circuit Systems in 2005. Tan was hired to lead the company as chief executive.
- Who is the top-earning CEO in US? Malaysian Tan Hock Eng who picked up US$103.2 million in 2017, South China Morning Post
- Penang-born Tan behind US$100b company moving to US, The Star Online
- Hock E. Tan: Executive Profile & Biography, Bloomberg
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