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western digital corp (WDC) Details

Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells data storage solutions that enable consumers, businesses, governments, and other organizations to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. It provides hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives for desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), and performance enterprise and capacity enterprise markets. The company also offers HDDs used in consumer electronics, such as DVRs, gaming consoles, security surveillance, systems, set top boxes, camcorders, multi-function printers, and entertainment and automobile navigation systems. In addition, it provides HDDs embedded into WD, HGST, and G-Technology branded external storage appliances with capacities ranging from 500 GB to 24 TB, as well as using various interfaces, such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, external SATA, FireWire, Thunderbolt, and Ethernet network connections. The company sells its products to computer manufacturers, resellers, and retailers worldwide. It serves storage subsystem suppliers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Internet and social media infrastructure players, and PC and Mac OEMs providers. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

83,993 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/27/15
Founded in 1970

western digital corp (WDC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of HGST
Total Annual Compensation: $714.2K
President of the Western Digital
Total Annual Compensation: $576.6K
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Corpor...
Total Annual Compensation: $453.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

western digital corp (WDC) Key Developments

Western Digital Corporation Announces Appointment of Martin Cole to its Board of Directors and Audit Committee

Western Digital Corporation announced the appointment of Martin Cole to its board of directors. Mr. Cole was also appointed to serve as a member of the board's audit committee. Before retiring earlier 2014, Mr. Cole, 58, served in several senior executive leadership positions during a 34-year career at Accenture. Mr. Cole will be subject to re-appointment at the next Western Digital annual meeting of shareholders. His appointment to the board brings WDC's board membership to nine, eight of whom are independent. Most recently, Mr. Cole served as chief executive officer of Accenture's Technology Group, with responsibility for the full range of the firm's technology consulting and outsourcing solutions and delivery capabilities, including its Global Delivery Network.

Western Digital Corporation Presents at NASDAQ OMX 31st Investor Program, Dec-03-2014 10:15 AM

Western Digital Corporation Presents at NASDAQ OMX 31st Investor Program, Dec-03-2014 10:15 AM. Venue: The Waldorf Hilton, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD, United Kingdom.

Western Digital Corporation Announces Resignation of Masahiro Yamamura as A Member of the Board of Directors

Western Digital Corporation announced that on November 13, 2014, Masahiro Yamamura resigned as a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Yamamura was a director designated by Hitachi Ltd. (Hitachi) pursuant to an Investor Rights Agreement, as amended (the Investor Rights Agreement), dated March 8, 2012, between the company and Hitachi, which was entered into in connection with the company's acquisition of Viviti Technologies Ltd. (formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Holdings Pte. Ltd.), a subsidiary of Hitachi (the Acquisition). Pursuant to the Investor Rights Agreement, Mr. Yamamura was to resign in the event that Hitachi ceases to own beneficially at least 50% of the shares of the company's common stock that Hitachi received as partial consideration in the Acquisition.


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