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[Xbit] Exodus from AMD Continues: COO, SVP Leave the Company.  

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Advanced Micro Devices said in notes with Securities Exchange Commission that its chief operating officer, Robert Rivet, left the company on Tuesday after eleven years at the world's second largest support of x86 microprocessors. The company also noted that Marty Seyer, corporate strategy officer, would also leave AMD.

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Doesn't sound too good AMD..
Edited by andos - 2/11/11 at 4:14am
>dat smooth feel
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>dat smooth feel
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post #2 of 40
This really worries me.
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post #3 of 40
Don't worry, this kind of stuff happens all the time. They will be replaced and life will go on. AMD is not on the verge of collapse or anything.
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post #4 of 40
^This.


At some point people with old mentality need to be changed.



Their finantial director will someday leave aswell, and it's not gonna mean the thing is gonna collapse and do a major implosion
   
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post #5 of 40
Its over AMD is finished!

But seriously, AMD better stick around to keep Intel's prices in check...

My old Tbird 1GHz was so awesome, pencil trick OC to 1.2
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post #6 of 40
If AMD does ever go out of business they will just be bought out by another company. They wouldn't just disappear, that being said they are actually better off now than they had been just a year or two ago while they were just on the verge of bankruptcy. Since the buyout of ATI and ATI's market share advancements on nvidia and with AMD's new laptop and desktop chips coming out I would say they are likely to only better their position.(Not that they could do much worse from a financial stand point.)
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post #7 of 40
Doesn't this bring the count to 5 high level staff that have left within the past month? That doesn't worry anyone?

It certainly makes me anxious, as well as intrigued.
post #8 of 40
worrisome news, if and only if bulldozer doesn't emanate a shiny glow in its packaging, followed by the tune of a choir of angels when you boot it up for the first time. if this doesn't happen... I'm going to have to wait for Ivy.
post #9 of 40
So?> People leave and change jobs all the time...
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post #10 of 40
I'm hoping there's a bit of restructuring going on. AMD needs a refresh and I hope Bulldozer brings it.
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