Rick Bergman Joins AMD Senior Leadership Team

SANTA CLARA, Calif. 08/05/2019

AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announ­ced indus­try vete­ran Rick Berg­man has joi­ned the com­pa­ny as exe­cu­ti­ve vice pre­si­dent of Com­pu­ting and Gra­phics with respon­si­bi­li­ty for the company’s high-per­for­mance PC, gaming, and semi-custom busi­nes­ses. San­de­ep Chennakes­hu has deci­ded to lea­ve AMD at the end of the month.

Berg­man brings exten­si­ve semi­con­duc­tor expe­ri­ence, a deep tech­no­lo­gy under­stan­ding from a plat­form and pro­duct per­spec­tive, and exten­si­ve gene­ral manage­ment expe­ri­ence. He most recent­ly ser­ved as pre­si­dent and CEO of Syn­ap­tics for the past eight years. Pri­or to that he spent ten years in seni­or exe­cu­ti­ve roles at AMD and ATI.

2019 con­ti­nues to be an exci­ting year for AMD as we deli­ver our new 7nm pro­duct port­fo­lio,” said Dr. Lisa Su, AMD pre­si­dent and CEO. “I am exci­ted to wel­co­me Rick to our lea­dership team, at this important time, as we focus on con­ti­nued growth and mar­ket sha­re gains. We thank San­de­ep for his con­tri­bu­ti­ons at AMD and wish him every suc­cess in his future endea­vors.” 

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