SUNNYVALE, CALIF., August 22 /CNW/ - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Henri Richard is leaving the company in
September 2007. Mr. Richard departs AMD of his own accord and on completely
"Henri's primary goal at AMD has been to construct a world-class global
sales and marketing organization focused on enduring relationships with major
PC and server OEMs around the world. He delivered on that goal," said AMD
Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz. "AMD is fully focused on leveraging the momentum
we established during the last five years to achieve even greater levels of
The AMD global sales and marketing organization will now report into the
office of the CEO.
"After 20 years in the PC industry - and five of the most professionally
rewarding years here at AMD - I have decided to make a move to a different
business segment," Mr. Richard said. "I am leaving AMD at a time when the
company is in position to break the monopoly that plagues this industry. I am
immensely proud of my contribution to AMD, and in particular, of the strong
team I leave behind."
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