AMD Veteran Appointed to Cabinet Position in the State Government of Saxony, Germany
-Dr. Martin Gillo named as Secretary of Economic Affairs and Labor-
Dresden, Germany --
AMD today announced that Dr. Martin Gillo, director of Human Resources for Europe, has been appointed to a cabinet position in the State Government of Saxony, Germany. Dr. Gillo will serve as the State's new Secretary of Economic Affairs and Labor.
"Dr. Gillo's contributions to AMD's success are vast and innumerable," said Hector de J. Ruiz, CEO and president of AMD. "His appointment is both a validation of the leadership and drive he has exhibited at AMD for the past 20 years and recognition of the tremendous achievements of the entire AMD Saxony team. We look forward to working with Dr. Gillo as he transitions into his new role with the government of Saxony."
"It is with pride and regret that we announce the departure of Dr. Gillo," said Dr. Hans Deppe, vice president and general manager, AMD Saxony. "As a member of the team that brought Fab 30 to Dresden, Dr. Gillo has helped create a strong, motivated and successful organization. We thank him for all his hard work and wish him all the best for a very successful tenure in his new role with the State Government of Saxony."
Dr.Gillo has been with AMD for more than 20 years. Most recently, he played a key role in the establishment of AMD's Fab 30 microprocessor facility in Dresden, Germany, serving as Geschäftsführer and Director of Human Resources since 1997.
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $3.9 billion in 2001. (NYSE: AMD).