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Broadcom’s Krause Exits After Helping Lead VMWare Deal Talks

  • Krause resigns effective July 15 to move to another company
  • Krause was an architect of the $61 billion VMWare deal
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Broadcom Inc. is losing one of its most senior executives, dealing a blow to the chipmaker as it attempts to close one of the biggest technology deals in history.    

Tom Krause, 44, is resigning as president of the chipmaker’s software group effective July 15 to move to another company, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday. Broadcom didn’t disclose Krause’s new employer beyond saying it’s a privately held enterprise software company.