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We have spoken with multiple sources close to subject of the matter and learned that allegedly the next CEO of AMD comes from another three-letter company. This company is known to have saved AMD on multiple occasions and is credited for AMD receiving its original X86 license, as they insisted on "second source" for processors which powered their Personal Computer
You've guessed it right, if our sources are correct - the next CEO of AMD comes from IBM, a manufacturing giant that celebrated one century anniversary last week. Bear in mind that in the last round of search for successor of Jerry Sanders, AMD brought in Hector Jesus Ruiz from Motorola Semiconductor, now known as Freescale. The person in question is expected to handle building the service business of AMD in order to increase the cash flow and make AMD more stable than was the case in the past. In any case, we wish her/him all the best in the new role.
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If this is true things should start looking better for AMD's stock price. They were even upgraded to buy and Intel downgraded to hold from one investing firm.
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Hopefully he turns AMD into a profitable/competitive company against Intel. Hector Ruiz was running the company into the ground.
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IBM <3

They have some skeletons in the closet but they don't suck, that's what counts. Hopefully their executives don't suck either I don't want another generation of fall-flat-on-face-phenom getting a bunch of marketing hype. Vision pffffft...
 
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I like this!
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Took AMD a while, but this seems like a solid decision on many levels.
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i'll be waiting for the chants when AMD does something great.
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I had to look up how on earth IBM was a century old.
    
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I had to look up how on earth IBM was a century old.
tough to believe but it's true, atleast amd has something going for them within the chain of command ^-^
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IBM is the driving force behind technology, as well as the pioneer that started it all. Let's hope that transfers over to AMD.
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Good for AMD.
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