Broadcom has promoted Michael Hurlston to executive vice president of Worldwide Sales. He replaces Thomas Lagatta , who will continue with Broadcom until he retires at the end of 2013.

Mr. Hurlston most recently served as senior vice president and general manger of the Wireless Connectivity Combo business at Broadcom. He joined the company in 2001, and is credited with making a substantial impact to Broadcom’s wireless connectivity growth over the last decade.