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[KitGuru] Major AMD reshuffle: Byrne out, also two others

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http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/bob/amd-heads-of-marketing-and-strategy-leave-company-as-well/
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Quite an amazing day over at AMD HQ. News in that a statutory 8K filing has revealed that the company has just lost its heads of marketing and strategy.

From time to time a large organisation will see senior personnel come and go, but KitGuru cannot remember a time when the heads of strategy and marketing leave on the same say as the Senior Vice President and General Manager.

What's happening? Politics? Meltdown? frown.gif
post #2 of 59
Lisa Su bought a gun?
post #3 of 59
Dear santa,

all i want for christmas is for AMD to fire Roy taylor


sincerely - everyone that isnt roy taylor.
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About darn time.
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I see they're finally making room for that application I sent them. tongue.gif
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This is bad news. The company is falling apart.
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its probably not as bad as it sounds, they most likely already have replacements lined up ready to go....


just fire roy taylor already though, seriously.
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Yet Roy is still on the payroll while single handedly costing AMD more sales than any other person on the planet.
 
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Am I the only person that feels like AMD's marketing changed significantly after Lisa Su became CEO? Look at the youtube video coming out before and after, now they actually involve a person talking along side a product instead of low resolution pictures paired with cheesy techno music.
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

its probably not as bad as it sounds, they most likely already have replacements lined up ready to go....


just fire roy taylor already though, seriously.

The 8-K filing says Lisu Su is acting as interim General Manager while AMD looks for someone to fill the position
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Mr. Byrne will remain with AMD as an employee until March 31, 2015 to assist with transition matters. Dr. Lisa T. Su, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be acting in the role of General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, as AMD conducts an external search for this role.
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