James A. Clifford Joins AMD as Senior Vice President of Global Operations

SUNNYVALE, CA (Mar짯ket짯wired) 12/15/14 AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announ짯ced James A. Clif짯ford (69) has joi짯n짯ed the com짯pa짯ny as seni짯or vice pre짯si짯dent of Glo짯bal Ope짯ra짯ti짯ons, report짯ing to Pre짯si짯dent and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. Clif짯ford will be respon짯si짯ble for over짯see짯ing all aspects of AMD셲 end-to-end manu짯fac짯tu짯ring and sup짯p짯ly chain strategy.

We are thril짯led to add James to AMD셲 lea짯der짯ship team, said Dr. Su. 쏦is exten짯si짯ve indus짯try exper짯ti짯se lea짯ding glo짯bal semi짯con짯duc짯tor ope짯ra짯ti짯ons and tech짯no짯lo짯gy stra짯tegy makes him the ide짯al can짯di짯da짯te to lead our manu짯fac짯tu짯ring and sup짯p짯ly chain operations.

With more than 25 years of tech짯no짯lo짯gy indus짯try expe짯ri짯ence, Clif짯ford brings a uni짯que blend of end-to-end ope짯ra짯tio짯nal know짯ledge from sup짯p짯ly chain to design ena짯blem짯ent, qua짯li짯ty, pro짯cu짯re짯ment, busi짯ness manage짯ment, and engi짯nee짯ring to the role. He joins AMD from RF Micro Devices, Inc., whe짯re he ser짯ved as vice pre짯si짯dent of glo짯bal sourcing and foundry tech짯no짯lo짯gy. He pre짯vious짯ly spent more than 17 years at Qual짯comm Incor짯po짯ra짯ted in num짯e짯rous lea짯der짯ship roles, inclu짯ding seni짯or vice pre짯si짯dent and gene짯ral mana짯ger of ope짯ra짯ti짯ons, as well as seni짯or vice pre짯si짯dent of Qual짯comm CDMA Tech짯no짯lo짯gy. Befo짯re Qual짯comm, Clif짯ford spent more than 20 years at Uni짯sys Cor짯po짯ra짯ti짯on in a varie짯ty of roles that cul짯mi짯na짯ted in lea짯ding the company셲 glo짯bal sourcing and foundry operations.

Clif짯ford has a Bache짯lor of Sci짯ence in phy짯sics from San Die짯go Sta짯te Uni짯ver짯si짯ty. He is based in Aus짯tin, Texas.

About AMD
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Source: Advan짯ced Micro Devices