Friday September 23, 2011

AMD Announces Executive Changes

The following is a press release from AMD regarding the information we brought you yesterday on Rick Bergman, the company's Senior Vice President and General Manager.

AMD today announced that Rick Bergman is leaving AMD. President and CEO Rory Read will serve as interim general manager of AMD’s Products Group. AMD also announced that Paul Struhsaker, 49, has joined the company to lead AMD’s newly-formed commercial business division as the corporate vice president and general manager, Commercial Business Division.

Struhsaker will oversee product management and roadmap planning for AMD’s server, high performance computing and embedded products. He joins AMD from Comcast, where he was senior vice president of engineering responsible for all set-top box platforms and video server applications for the Comcast Video Networks. "I want to thank Rick for his many contributions to AMD and wish him well in his future endeavors."

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