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Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

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Western Digital Corporation

5601 Great Oaks Parkway
San Jose, CA 95119
United States
408 717 6000

IndustryComputer Hardware
Full-time employees65,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. David V. GoeckelerCEO & Director3.28MN/A1962
Mr. Wissam G. JabreExec. VP & CFO812.31kN/A1970
Dr. Sivaram Srinivasan Ph.D.Pres of Technology & Strategy1.64M145.02k1961
Mr. Michael Charles Ray Ph.D.Chief Legal Officer, Exec. VP & Sec.1.76MN/A1968
Mr. Robert W. SoderberyExec. VP & GM of Flash Bus.1.42MN/A1967
Mr. Tiang Yew TanExec. VP of Global OperationsN/AN/A1970
Mr. C. Wesley M. ScottChief Investment OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Gene M. ZamiskaSr. VP of Global Accounting & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1962
Mr. T. Peter AndrewVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. David TangSr. VP of Corp. MarketingN/AN/A1965
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Western Digital Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, and internationally. It offers client devices, including hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices, such as desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), smart video systems, gaming consoles, and set top boxes; flash-based embedded storage products for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as automotive, Internet of Things, industrial, and connected home applications; and flash-based memory wafers. The company also provides enterprise helium hard drives; enterprise SSDs consisting of flash-based SSDs and software solutions for use in enterprise servers, on-line transactions, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; drives are used for data storage systems and tiered storage models; and data storage platforms. In addition, it offers client solutions, such as external HDD storage products in mobile and desktop form; client portable SSDs; removable cards that are used in consumer devices comprising mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, and cameras and smart video systems; universal serial bus flash drives for use in the computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products used in-field back up of created content, as well as wireless streaming of high-definition movies, photos, music, and documents to tablets, smartphones, and PCs. The company sells its products under the Western Digital, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, dealers, resellers, and retailers. Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate governance

Western Digital Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 March 2023 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 6; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 5; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.