Top Industry Associations Select AMD Executive For Leadership Roles
— AeA and CEA tap Pat Moorhead for Board of Directors—
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Patrick Moorhead, vice president of Corporate Marketing, has been named to the boards of directors of two prestigious technology industry associations — the American Electronics Association (AeA) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Both board terms will begin Jan. 1, 2003.
The CEA board of directors includes 50 leaders in the consumer electronics industry and is a forum for advice about industry promotion programs and education. The board term is one year.
“Pat Moorhead brings more than a decade of experience in developing and marketing consumer technology products that is highly complementary to CEA’s focus on consumer technology,” said Gary Shapiro, CEA president and CEO. “His keen insight and understanding of technology, specifically from the end user perspective, will be very beneficial to the board’s issue-focused programs.”
“We seek leaders who are active technology enthusiasts from leading companies that can help shape and define the future direction of the technology industry,” said William T. Archey, AeA president and CEO. “Pat Moorhead brings an endless passion for technology and a desire to promote its benefits to consumers and enterprises that will be an asset to the AeA Board.”
AeA board members support the organization’s mission to promote American leadership in high-technology engineering, manufacturing and services and to serve as “the voice of the U.S. high-tech community.” The board term is two years.
“AeA and CEA are two distinguished organizations that have successfully advocated on behalf of the technology industry and end users worldwide,” said Pat Moorhead. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues on the boards to further advance technology and its impact on end users.”
Moorhead leads AMD’s worldwide customer advocacy, corporate branding, positioning and communications. Much of his career with AMD has focused on developing the company’s ongoing programs to put end users at the forefront of the industry’s technology discussions.
For more information on CEA visit www.ce.org
and for more information on AeA visit www.aeanet.org
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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