Hasmukh Ranjan Appointed AMD Chief Information Officer

Fol­lowing acqui­si­ti­on of Xilinx, AMD appoints Has­mukh Ran­jan to Seni­or Vice Pre­si­dent and Chief Infor­ma­ti­on Officer

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announ­ced the appoint­ment of Has­mukh Ran­jan to AMD seni­or vice pre­si­dent and Chief Infor­ma­ti­on Offi­cer (CIO), effec­ti­ve immedia­te­ly. Ran­jan pre­vious­ly ser­ved as CIO at Xilinx. Ran­jan leads the glo­bal IT orga­niz­a­ti­on, respon­si­ble for pro­vi­ding stra­te­gic over­sight of cor­po­ra­te IT infra­st­ruc­tu­re; main­tai­ning cri­ti­cal tech­no­lo­gy app­li­ca­ti­ons and sys­tems; and deli­vering advan­ced solu­ti­ons to enab­le more secu­re and pro­duc­ti­ve busi­ness operations.

Based in San­ta Cla­ra, Cali­for­nia, Ran­jan leads IT teams respon­si­ble for glo­bal infra­st­ruc­tu­re ser­vices, enter­pri­se archi­tec­tu­re, infor­ma­ti­on secu­ri­ty and IT com­pli­an­ce, com­pu­te plat­form engi­nee­ring, busi­ness ope­ra­ti­ons, ven­dor manage­ment and employee experience.

Has­mukh brings a wealth of expe­ri­ence in stra­te­gy and infra­st­ruc­tu­re built on an exten­si­ve care­er in IT,” said Mark Paper­mas­ter. “As AMD con­ti­nues to sca­le signi­fi­cant­ly, Hasmukh’s exten­si­ve lea­ders­hip and vast indus­try con­nec­tions will enab­le us to acce­le­ra­te both the inno­va­ti­on and impact of our IT organization.”

At Xilinx, Ran­jan mana­ged all facets of IT – inclu­ding stra­te­gy, app­li­ca­ti­ons, infra­st­ruc­tu­re, infor­ma­ti­on secu­ri­ty, sup­port and exe­cu­ti­on. He has over 20 years of expe­ri­ence mana­ging glo­bal IT ope­ra­ti­ons for geo­gra­phi­cal­ly and cul­tu­ral­ly diver­se orga­niz­a­ti­ons; estab­li­shing orga­niz­a­tio­nal visi­on and stra­te­gy; lea­ding lar­ge teams, exe­cu­ting glo­bal insourcing/outsourcing stra­te­gies; set­ting up onsite and off­shore deli­very models; and inte­gra­ting IT infra­st­ruc­tu­re for mer­gers and acqui­si­ti­ons plan­ning. Pri­or to Xilinx, Ran­jan was CIO at Synopsys.

The­re has never been a more exci­ting time in the semi­con­duc­tor indus­try – and espe­cial­ly for AMD,” Ran­jan said. “I’m par­ti­cu­lar­ly inspi­red by the col­la­bo­ra­ti­ve spi­rit and cul­tu­re wit­hin the com­pa­ny and am eager to leverage our indus­try-lea­ding pro­ducts to fur­ther bols­ter our team’s capa­ci­ty to innovate.”

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