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AMD nomina Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi come nuovo membro del consiglio di amministrazione
AMD annuncia che Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi entra a far parte del consiglio di amministrazione dell’azienda come secondo rappresentante di Mubadala Development Company.
Yahia ricopre attualmente il ruolo di Direttore Esecutivo di Mubadala Industry, dove è responsabile per la crescita del portafoglio industriale di Mubadala, inclusi metalli, miniere, servizi, materiali e prodotti all’avanguardia. Prima di far parte di Mubadala, Yahia è stato partner di McKinsey & Company.
Yahia ha ricoperto ruoli in diversi consigli di amministrazione. Ha conseguito il Master of Science in Ingegneria Meccanica/Product Strategy presso il Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) e la laurea di ingegneria presso l’Ecole Centrale di Parigi.
Di seguito la notizia in dettaglio:
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Nov 8, 2012 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Ahmed Yahia Al Idrissi has been appointed to the company’s board of directors as a second representative of Mubadala Development Company. Yahia currently serves as executive director of Mubadala Industry, where he is responsible for Mubadala’s growing industrial portfolio, including metals, mining, utilities, and advanced materials and products. Prior to joining Mubadala, Yahia was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he co-led the firm’s Principal Investor practice. He was also the managing partner of McKinsey’s Abu Dhabi practice.
“Ahmed’s years of success at McKinsey, his responsibilities as part of the senior executive management team at Mubadala and his extensive experience with a number of different boards make him an excellent addition to AMD’s board of directors,” said Bruce Claflin, AMD’s chairman of the board.
Yahia holds a number of board positions, including Emirates Aluminum, Guinea Alumina Corporation, National District Cooling Company (Tabreed), SMN Power Holding Company SAOG, SMN Barka Power Company, Al Rusail Power Company, and Jiangsu Suyadi Tancai Company. He holds Masters of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Mechanical Engineering/Product Strategy and an engineer’s degree from Ecole Centrale Paris. While at MIT, he received the J.William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board award for academic excellence.