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AMD nomina John Byrne a Senior Vice President e General Manager
Nel suo nuovo ruolo Byrne, che riporterà direttamente a Rory Read, presidente e CEO di AMD, si occuperà di gestire l’organizzazione di vendita di AMD a livello globale con l’obiettivo di soddisfare efficacemente le richieste dei clienti, superando le aspettative dei maggiori partner internazionali e rafforzando la posizione di AMD come fornitore di fiducia.
Forte di un’esperienza di oltre 24 anni nel settore dell’high-tech, Byrne collabora con AMD sin dal 2007, e nell’ultimo periodo è stato responsabile della gestione organizzativa del marketing e delle vendite per il continente americano. Sotto la sua guida, AMD ha conseguito una significativa crescita nel settore consumer e del canale del nord America e consolidato il proprio business nei principali mercati emergenti dell’America Latina. In precedenza, ha ricoperto il ruolo di Corporate Vice President per il Worldwide Channel Sales business di AMD, con il compito di incrementare la quota di mercato e costruire relazioni con i clienti chiave per il canale a livello globale.
Di seguito la notizia in dettaglio:
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — February 16, 2012 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that industry veteran John Byrne has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Accounts. In this newly created position, Byrne will be responsible for ensuring AMD’s worldwide sales organization effectively addresses customer needs by exceeding the expectations of AMD's largest multinational partners. He will report to AMD President and Chief Executive Officer, Rory Read, in his capacity as Acting Chief Sales Officer.
“In this critical new role, John will be responsible for driving account management for our key global customers, reinforcing AMD’s position as a trusted supplier,” said Read. “John has consistently demonstrated an ability to help customers win in the marketplace and understands that when our customers win, AMD wins. In his new position, John will have greater responsibility and ability to drive this understanding across our entire sales force by building deeper relationships with our multinational partners and ensuring we deliver on our commitments.”
Byrne has been with AMD since 2007, and was most recently responsible for managing AMD’s America’s sales and marketing organization. Under his leadership, AMD achieved significant growth in the North America channel and consumer businesses and strengthened business in key Latin American emerging markets. Prior to that, he was Corporate Vice President for AMD’s Worldwide Channel Sales business, responsible for growing share, building relationships with key customer and influencers for global channel, Regional OEM and Small and Medium business partners. He has more than 24 years of experience in the high-tech industry, including leadership roles in technology sales and marketing.