AMD Appoints David Garcia Vice President of Sales for the Americas
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of David Garcia as vice president of Sales for the Americas. In this capacity, Garcia will be responsible for all sales and field marketing activities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He will report to Henri Richard, AMD group vice president of Worldwide Sales.
“David Garcia brings a wealth of experience in strategic sales and marketing in both established and emerging technology markets,” said Richard. “His track record of building close customer relationships makes him an ideal choice to lead our efforts to expand AMD’s success in the Americas.”
“In addition to having outstanding technology and talented people, AMD is guided by strong relationships with customers that help form the foundation for everything the company does,” said Garcia. “This is an excellent time to join AMD. I am excited to be a part of an organization that works with customers as partners to deliver truly innovative technology solutions.”
Prior to joining AMD, Garcia was a Client Partner and Practice Head for Electronic Manufacturing Services at Korn/Ferry International. Previously, Garcia served as vice president of Sales, Marketing and Program Management at MCMS INC, a division of Micron Technology and vice president of Sales and Marketing for the Americas at Flextronics International. He also spent eight years in the mass storage sector at Seagate Technology and Western Digital and held a variety of marketing positions at HP and 3Com.
Garcia holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.
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).
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