AMD strengthens its European leadership structure
—Giuliano Meroni named president of AMD EMEA—
MILAN, ITALY --
AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today that Giuliano Meroni has been promoted to president, AMD EMEA. AMD further announced the promotion of Alberto Macchi to corporate vice president, Sales & Marketing, Europe. Among AMD’s worldwide regions, EMEA is a highly strategic market with significant revenue shares over the past years.
Giuliano Meroni is a semiconductor professional with twenty-five years of experience with AMD, having served in several management positions with a key role in successfully leading the EMEA region. Giuliano Meroni will now be responsible for AMD’s strategic EMEA relationships, working to expand the company’s regional presence particularly in commercial and high-growth European markets. He will also lead strategic initiatives with governments, regulatory agencies and media and report to Tom McCoy.
”With the continuing and growing importance of the EMEA market to AMD, we must continue AMD’s commitment to support our strategic relationships,” said Tom McCoy, executive vice president, Legal Affairs, and chief administrative officer, AMD. “Giuliano Meroni’s leadership is helping further expand opportunities for our AMD’s solutions, which meet the diverse needs of EMEA markets.”
Alberto Macchi joined AMD in March 2005 after twenty-five years in the semiconductor industry. In his new role, Alberto Macchi will lead all AMD sales and marketing initiatives in Europe, reporting to Henri Richard.
“In a marketplace demanding greater choice for balancing performance, energy efficiency, and competitive differentiation, Alberto Macchi will help AMD to continue gaining momentum in the commercial segment and grow our strategic markets.” said Henri Richard, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer, AMD.
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