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Friday, 23 September 2011 10:50

Rick Bergman Senior VP leaves AMD

Written by Fuad Abazovic


Did not get CEO appointment
And the big news after the fact that Leo Apotheker was fired as a CEO of HP is that the former number one graphics guy at AMD, and until yesterday number one guy for AMD products is out of the game.

The official storyline is “AMD Products Group General Manager Rick Bergman leaving AMD to pursue a new opportunity“ but some two weeks ago in California, we have heard that Rick Bergman was anything but happy when AMD board hired Rory Read to be the new CEO.

Rick was considered as rather strong candidate to take over, but as this didn’t happen, he apparently decided to leave AMD. President and CEO Rory Read will serve as interim general manager of AMD's Products Group until they find a replacement. We are sad to see Rick leaving, just like we were disappointed with Dave Orton’s departure, as he was the key man that helped ATI graphics gain a significant lead over Nvidia in a few occasions.

AMD also hired Paul Struhsaker former of Comcast and his job description is the corporate vice president and general manager, Commercial Business Division. Struhsaker will oversee product management and roadmap planning for AMD's servers, high performance computing and embedded products. Let’s hope that embedded includes some series tablet or even phone chips in the future.

Prior to Comcast, Struhsaker was vice president of Silicon Technologies at Motorola where he helped lead development of all handset, modem/stack and application processor platforms. Struhsaker was also chief technology officer for Texas Instruments' Broadband Business Unit so this kind of indicates that AMD will go after phones and tablets in the future.

You can check the press release here.
Last modified on Friday, 23 September 2011 11:09

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+22 #1 ..... 2011-09-23 10:59
Rats leaving sinking ship. :lol:
 
 
-23 #2 fuadzilla 2011-09-23 11:08
great people with great different past experiences joining forces. evolution at work. let's see what changes this will bring for amd.
 
 
-26 #3 Cartman 2011-09-23 11:12
Quoting .....:
Rats leaving sinking ship. :lol:


I agree that he is rat , but only sinking ship is Nvidia hahahaha
 
 
+24 #4 dan+mr.sucker=amdfagbots 2011-09-23 11:14
Quoting fuadzilla:
great people with great different past experiences joining forces. evolution at work. let's see what changes this will bring for amd.


well,we already see "changes" - homo narcisist ceo,shitdozzer cant be released (at least during last 6 years of "development"),amd graphics still sucks and cant beat Nvidia,amd drivers sucks even more with constant bug fixes and so called release candidates (lol - this is not game demos isnt?)
And as extremely correctly said - Rats leaving sinking ship - +1000000000000
:D :D :D :D :D :D
cant wait when dan sinks and shuts his amd suckboy gob
lol - SPTEMBER 23 - still no that shitdozzer :D
oy dan - amd sucks just like you :D
 
 
+31 #5 Warrior24_7 2011-09-23 11:16
The DOO DOO machine strikes again! :D


"Let’s hope that embedded includes some series tablet or even phone chips in the future."

That's funny, this site spends 90% of it's time critcizing other forms of technology yet they want the DOO DOO machine to start $h!tting tablets and phones?!! :o
 
 
+26 #6 dan+mr.sucker=amdfagbots 2011-09-23 11:19
Quoting Cartman:
Quoting .....:
Rats leaving sinking ship. :lol:


I agree that he is rat , but only sinking ship is amd hahahaha


fixed
in case you living last few years under the rock,called amd propaganda :D
of all companies,amd will sink faster than any other - no proper products (do they even make them???)no proper mobile products,not even talking about they cpu "business" (poor mans Intels,just like poor mans Nvidia)
um..yeah..only one ship sinking faster than any others - amd (AlwaysManageDe feat)
 
 
-32 #7 Cartman 2011-09-23 11:23
is thats why kock suckers like you use give PLUS on their own comment , or you have ego like Duke Nukem 8) hahahaha
 
 
+3 #8 robert3892 2011-09-23 13:53
Rick Bergman should have been selected for CEO. I would have done the same thing if given the exact same circumstances
 
 
+4 #9 majorpayne 2011-09-23 13:55
I feel so sad that idiots in fudzilla are increasing. Well TRASH is everywhere example here in fudzilla the Master Trash Warriordiot Kid and his minions.
 
 
+6 #10 gamoniac 2011-09-23 15:02
Quoting majorpayne:
I feel so sad that idiots in fudzilla are increasing. Well TRASH is everywhere example here in fudzilla the Master Trash Warriordiot Kid and his minions.


Yep. Bye bye Fudzilla until you clean up and restrict idiots from your sites. This used to be quite pleasant until those idiots ruin it for everyone. I will check back your site in a month, hopefully you will have done something about the membership of those idiots.
 

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