AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Joseph A. Householder, 59, to its board of directors along with positions on the board’s Audit and Finance, and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. Householder currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sempra Energy.
Householder possesses significant financial and operations expertise from his 13 years at Sempra Energy, in addition to former leadership roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Unocal Corporation. He currently serves on the board of directors of multiple wholly- or majority-owned subsidiaries of Sempra Energy, including the Southern California Gas Company, San Diego Gas & Electric and Infraestructura Energetica Nova (IEnova), along with holding a position on the board of directors of the not-for-profit San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. Additionally, he is a member of the Tax Executives Institute, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.
“Joe’s deep financial knowledge and breadth of management experiences provide vital insights that will further strengthen AMD’s Board,” said Bruce Claflin, AMD’s chairman of the board.
Householder holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and completed the Executive Program at UCLA Anderson School of Management.
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