AMD recently announced a new round of organizational restructuring. CEO Lisa Su said that this will help to agglomerate AMD's corporate leadership, accelerate market development and gain more market share.
Former Chief Technology Officer Mark Papermaster has been prominent in promoting technology vision leadership and roadmap execution, and has been promoted to Executive Vice President and CTO.
Forrest Norrod, senior vice president and general manager of the Data Center and Embedded Solutions Group, will be responsible for all of AMD's data center products, including CPU and GPU.
Darren Grasby, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, will lead the marketing of all products, channels and regions worldwide. Previously he was responsible for the sales of PC manufacturers and channels around the world.
Sandeep Chennakeshu joins AMD as Executive Vice President of Computing and Graphics, where he leads high-performance PC, gaming, and semi-customized businesses. Sandeep Chennakeshu has worked in Ericsson, Freescale, Sony, Blackberry and other companies. He is a senior expert in the semiconductor industry, experienced and well-managed, with deep insight into systems and software.
In addition, AMD senior product director James Prior officially left. He personally said that he will start a new adventure. In 2019, he will take care of his family and enjoy his life. Of course, he will work hard, but he did not disclose the reasons for his departure and the next step.