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Broadcom’s CEO Hock Tan Builds Empire Through Acquisitions

Many in the U.S. may not be familiar with the aggressive executive Hock Tan, but in 2017, he was the highest paid CEO in the country reeling in $103.2 million in that year alone. He became the CEO of Broadcom by acquiring it in 2016 via his company Avago Technologies, for $37 billion ($17 billion in cash and $20 billion in equity). Emboldened, Tan assumed the Broadcom name and began the acquisition spree of an obsessed empire builder...