AMD Appoints Patrick Moorhead Vice President Of Corporate Marketing
SUNNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Patrick Moorhead to vice president of corporate marketing. Moorhead will be responsible for AMD’s worldwide customer advocacy, corporate branding, positioning and communications. He will continue to report to the Office of the CEO.
“In addition to successfully leading AMD’s customer advocacy programs to help AMD connect directly with end users, Pat brings a wealth of product marketing, field marketing, marketing communications and sales knowledge in several sectors of the PC market to his expanded role,” said Rob Herb, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer at AMD. “Pat will play a key role in helping AMD build and communicate a differentiated global brand as AMD continues to work with customers, partners and end users to deliver truly innovative technology solutions.”
Moorhead joined AMD in 2000 as vice president of desktop and mobile strategic marketing for its Computation Products Group. One year later, he assumed the position of vice president of customer advocacy, leading AMD’s ongoing programs to put end users at the forefront of the industry’s technology discussions. In this role, he was responsible for creating the Global Consumer Advisory Board (GCAB), a high-level panel of respected consumer and small business experts, academics, journalists and technology futurists from around the world who convene to discuss and seek to resolve computing technology issues facing home and business computer users. Moorhead has also led AMD’s True Performance Initiative (TPI), a long-term program established to assist customers in understanding the benefits and attributes of PC performance and drive programs to develop more accurate measures of PC performance.
Prior to joining AMD, Moorhead held a variety of marketing leadership positions spanning consumer and enterprise computer hardware, software and services at Compaq Computer Corporation, AT&T and the AltaVista Company. Moorhead holds a bachelor of science in business from Miami University.
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)