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post #11 of 40
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Originally Posted by andos View Post

Sauce


Doesn't sound too good AMD..
Change Sauce to Source. Rules

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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.
This. AMD is bleeding from the top which is worrying. If it was over a longer period of time (a year or two), it wouldn't be so worrying. But given how close these resignations/removals are occurring, I think there is a lot of trouble going on behind closed doors; perhaps in terms of business or just loyalties.
With Bulldozer supposed to be AMD's big comeback, I wouldn't expect the top people who stand to gain the most to be leaving without good reason.
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post #12 of 40
Maybe they over hyped Bulldozer and now their jumping ship
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post #13 of 40
This all makes Q2 even more interesting. Will BD be super good, or super bad? Either way this forums going to go balistic when it launches!
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post #14 of 40
These people quit. Voluntarily resigned.

They were not fired.

I hope that AMD can keep their game together .

... someone needs to keep Intel in check.
Edited by Plex - 2/11/11 at 6:22am
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post #15 of 40
Business, especially high up, is a funny thing. Execs leave because their favorite leader left. They leave because they find better jobs. They leave to find something else to do feeling that they've accomplished what they set out to do.

There's a myriad of reasons other than being canned.
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There's no smoke without a fire.
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post #17 of 40
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Business, especially high up, is a funny thing. Execs leave because their favorite leader left. They leave because they find better jobs. They leave to find something else to do feeling that they've accomplished what they set out to do.

There's a myriad of reasons other than being canned.
Maybe it is as simple as they find a job slightly closer to their favourite golf and country club...
post #18 of 40
Things like this happen a lot in the corporate world guys. We have two key partnerships that our company relies on. Both have had major changes in upper management and both are still chugging along strong and tall right now. The first rule of business (at least in a corporate world): Everyone has a replacement. The only change to the rule for a private business is: Everyone has a replacement, except the boss.

Trust me when I say, there is a line already building up for the positions of those that left and it's made of quality players for AMD to pick from.
 
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Things like this happen a lot in the corporate world guys. We have two key partnerships that our company relies on. Both have had major changes in upper management and both are still chugging along strong and tall right now. The first rule of business (at least in a corporate world): Everyone has a replacement. The only change to the rule for a private business is: Everyone has a replacement, except the boss.

Trust me when I say, there is a line already building up for the positions of those that left and it's made of quality players for AMD to pick from.
Yes this all true, but the number of top people leaving in quick succession is the point people are making. I agree it doesn't have to mean the end, but it does point to some shift in strategy.

Maybe AMD will no longer be the price point choice, and the board wants to ramp up the prices with BD? Who knows?
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