AMD Appoints John Volkmann As Vice President Of Strategic Communications
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of John Volkmann as vice president of Strategic Communications. Volkmann will report directly to the Office of the CEO.
“John Volkmann has a proven track record of successfully guiding companies through strategic positioning issues," said Rob Herb, AMD executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer. "We are pleased to welcome him to AMD."
"I'm excited to join an organization whose success is driven by the power of its ideas,” said Volkmann. “AMD plays a unique and vital role in the microprocessor industry. It is a fiercely competitive company, with incredible customer loyalty. I’m convinced AMD will continue to have a powerful impact on information technology in the coming decades.”
Prior to joining AMD, Volkmann was appointed to several leadership positions at Citigate Cunningham, one of the leading public relations firms in the technology industry. Volkmann is co-author of Momentum: How Companies Become Unstoppable Market Forces, a marketing strategy book scheduled for publication by Harvard Business School Press in October of 2002.
Volkmann earned his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
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).
AMD on the Web
For more AMD news and product information, please visit our virtual pressroom at www.amd.com/news/virtualpress/index.html
. Additional press releases are available at www.amd.com/news/news.html
AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other product names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.