AMD Appoints Gustavo Arenas Chief Sales Officer
- Industry veteran will focus on revenue growth and global coordination and collaboration between regional sales teams and AMD’s technology partners -
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- June 2008 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of AMD Senior Vice President Gustavo Arenas to AMD chief sales officer, effective immediately. Reflecting AMD’s commitment to re-architect its business for sustained profitability, Arenas’ charter includes ensuring coordination and collaboration among the company’s regional sales organizations and between those organizations and AMD’s global customers. Arenas reports to the Office of the CEO.
“In our increasingly global economy, this appointment reinforces our management team in a critical way that will help ensure long-term success,” said AMD President and COO Dirk Meyer. “Gustavo brings experience, focus and enthusiasm that will allow him to help drive global revenue growth, improve our effectiveness in supporting global customers and develop the next generation of AMD’s sales leaders.”
Arenas, who joined AMD in 2003, was most recently responsible for the sales, business and marketing organizations for North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Arenas was previously responsible for AMD’s high-growth markets strategies. Prior to AMD, Arenas served as corporate vice president and general manager for Motorola, where his responsibilities spanned more than thirty years.
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