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Dirk Meyer Announced New AMD CEO

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AMD’s current chief executive officer Hector Ruiz is stepping down and handing his role to Dirk Meyer, who has been elected president and CEO of AMD, effective immediately.

Ruiz will remain with AMD as chairman of the board, finalizing AMD’s Asset Light (Smart) strategy, which is rumored to include the sale of AMD’s fabs.

More details to come.

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    Anonymous , July 17, 2008 10:27 PM
    Finally, some changes, hopefully for the better.
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    blackwidow_rsa , July 17, 2008 11:18 PM
    Yay! Get the champagne and crackers!
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    seboj , July 18, 2008 12:51 AM
    Where's my camcorder? I want to get video footage of hell freezing over.
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    Anonymous , July 18, 2008 3:40 AM
    This is the not the changing of the guards its the writing on the wall. i.e, Not a parade of fools but a captain jumping ship. Imagine another CPU SNAFU, now imagine Nvidias 512 bus on DDR5. Now imagine the sound of a candle being blown out..
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