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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

IndustryComputer Hardware
Full-time employees53,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. David V. GoeckelerCEO & Director3.28MN/A1962
Mr. Wissam G. JabreExec. VP & CFO812.31kN/A1970
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
Ms. Christine BastianExec. VP and Chief People & Inclusion OfficerN/AN/AN/A
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 desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), gaming consoles, and set top boxes; and 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. The company also provides enterprise HDDs; enterprise SSDs consisting of flash-based SSDs and software solutions for use in enterprise servers, online transactions, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; and data storage platforms. In addition, it offers 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 backup 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 September 2023 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 7; 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.