Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations
John Docherty is senior vice president, manufacturing operations at AMD. He is responsible for all aspects of the product manufacturing process for AMD and reports directly to president and CEO Rory Read. He leads AMD’s Global Operations organization, which includes Foundry technology and operations management, AMD’s Assembly, Test, Mark and Pack (ATMP) operations, Supply Chain, Global Supply Management, Global Logistics, and Sales & Operations Planning.
Previously, John was senior vice president of Operations for ATI Technologies, Inc., where he had overall responsibility for ASIC operations and supply chain management. Before joining ATI, John was vice president of Front-End Operations for Agere Systems where he oversaw all of Agere’s external sourcing, internal production and joint venture operations for procuring integrated circuits. Previously, John was senior vice president of Manufacturing Operations for Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing; where he was also chairman of the Silicon Manufacturing Partner Joint Venture with Lucent Semiconductor.
Docherty began his career with Motorola, where he spent 19 years in various management positions in operations. He lives in Austin, Texas.