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Bob Brewer waves goodbye



AMD has silently announced that Bob Brewer will help Phil Hester, the company's CTO, with his luggage. Bob Brewer, who until Friday worked as the Corporate Vice President, Strategic Marketing at AMD and previously as a Director of CPU business, has decided to leave.

It is rather interesting that both Bob Brewer and Phil Hester have decided to leave at the same time. This happens just a week after AMD announced it will let go 10 percent of its workers, and if you think about it, these two top guys would be the ones that might be held responsible for the K10 delays and its fiasco.

Hector as the CEO might be the top to blame, as he is responsible for for the mistakes of 16,500 people, but it was an engineering job to make that 65nm CPU work. Soon, his job will get a bit easier as he will have 1,650 souls less.

Naturally, the way it happens in big companies, they have decided to chase new challenges, and we wish them both a lot of luck in their new endeavors.
More of the sinking ship or good news as they will be saving lots of money and getting rid of those executives who just sit around and collect paychecks?
    
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More of the sinking ship or good news as they will be saving lots of money and getting rid of those executives who just sit around and collect paychecks?
Heads had to roll after the multi-billion dollar fiasco Quad-Core Opteron/Phenom X4 turned out to be.

A breathe of fresh air is always good for people and companies. Don't feel sorry for corporate executives that makes 800,000-$1,000,000 per year + bonus'.
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This is so sad,
When they sit around and collect big paychecks, I could never figure out why they pay CEO's millions, it's not like the average guy when he gets let go wondering how were going to make it these guys probably have more money in their banks account then we make in a lifetime.
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i like how they call it "decided" rather than "got fired".
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i like how they call it "decided" rather than "got fired".
Why are you assuming they got fired? Maybe they decided to quit because they were getting sick of working for the company.

I mean, who are we to say what really happened? Based on what that says, I say that they quit.
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CEO's suck. I want 2 be one so I can sit around and do nothing.
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CEO's suck. I want 2 be one so I can sit around and do nothing.

It's not like in the movies where CEOs are shown sitting in their office fiddling their thumbs. They have their own set of responsibilities and load of work to take care off.
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It's not like in the movies where CEOs are shown sitting in their office fiddling their thumbs. They have their own set of responsibilities and load of work to take care off.
Like taking the CEO's from Bestbuy & HP ect. To the golf course and to dinner at some high class restaurant with the company car and the company's card I don’t know how they do it.
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The amount of hate towards the executive business class in here is outstanding. I won't even bother responding. Just be happy that you live in an economy that allows you to elevate to such a position.
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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
The amount of hate towards the executive business class in here is outstanding. I won't even bother responding. Just be happy that you live in an economy that allows you to elevate to such a position.
It's called "jealousy". But they might not even realize it.
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