Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 25, 2011

AMD Names New CEO

AMD has named Rory Read, the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo, as its new CEO.

AMD announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rory P. Read, 49, President and Chief Executive Officer of AMD, effective today. Mr. Read has also been appointed to the Company’s board of directors. Read joins AMD from Lenovo Group, Ltd., where he was most recently President and Chief Operating Officer responsible for leading day-to-day global operations while overseeing the development and implementation of the company’s growth strategy.