AMD - Nigel Dessau nominato Chief Marketing Officer

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AMD -Nigel Dessau nominato Chief Marketing Officer



AMD ha annunciato la nomina di Nigel Dessau a ChiefMarketing Officer (CMO). Gli anni trascorsi in IBM e Sun gli hanno permesso diacquisire una profonda competenza nel marketing e nelle vendite.


Il suo compito in AMDsarà quello di occuparsi del marketing globale, dell'immagine dell'azienda edelle strategie.



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AMD Appoints Nigel Dessau as Chief Marketing Officer


SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 20, 2008– AMD(NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Nigel Dessau as chief marketing officer (CMO). He brings22 years of technology sales and marketing leadership experience at IBM andSun, and will be responsible for AMD’s global marketing, image andcampaign strategies.

“Nigel’s customer knowledge and experienceworking for IBM and Sun are tremendous assets as AMD charts a new course forthe industry with initiatives such as Accelerated Computing,” said DirkMeyer, president and COO, AMD. “As we deliver platforms and solutions tobest meet our customers’ needs, we will lean heavily on Nigel - who has aproven track record of developing and executing clear, compelling globalmarketing campaigns.”

Dessau joins AMD from Sun Microsystems, where he was senior vicepresident of storage marketing and senior vice president of alliances andlicensing. Prior to that, he was CMO of StorageTek and spent 19 years at IBM,most recently as business unit executive for IBM Virtualization Solutions.While at IBM, Dessaumanaged the worldwide launch of the IBM zSeries eServer and oversaw marketingprograms for the S/390 brand. He also led the marketing strategy teamsresponsible for extending the corporate e-business and helping to develop theOn Demand Business campaigns.

Born and educated in Nottingham,England, Dessauwill be based in Austin, Texas and report to AMD’s Office ofthe CEO.


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