AMD Promotes Dr. Bertrand Cambou to Officer of the Company and Senior Vice President, Memory Group
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the promotion of Dr. Bertrand Cambou to officer of the company and senior vice president, Memory Group. Cambou was previously group vice president of the company’s Memory Group. Cambou will continue to report to Hector Ruiz, AMD president and chief executive officer.
“Bertrand Cambou has quickly established a strong track record in delivering on the promise of customer-centric innovation. His personal focus on key customers provides a strong example and has led to solid successes with industry leaders in the wireless and embedded segments and with strategic customers and partners in Asia,” said Ruiz. “Building from the successful introduction of our breakthrough AMD MirrorBit™ technology, I am confident Bertrand will continue to successfully lead our Memory Group to sustained market leadership.”
Prior to joining AMD, Cambou served as a director of Paris-based Ingenico, a market leader in the development and sale of terminals for secure e-commerce transactions. Cambou has also served as chief operating officer of Gemplus, an industry leader in smartcard solutions, and as senior vice president and general manager of the networking and computing system group of Motorola’s semiconductor business sector. Cambou holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from Paris XI University.
“I am proud to lead AMD’s Flash memory business at this exciting time,” said Cambou. “We are expanding our customer base by targeting wireless and embedded systems at the same time we are accelerating the introduction of new technologies. Our broad offering of AMD MirrorBit products ranging from 16Mb to 256Mb—along with the planned introduction of our 512Mb product later this year—allows us to take advantage of the many opportunities available in emerging markets for Flash memory products such as high-performance cellular phones, consumer, navigation and other systems.”
About AMD Flash Memory Devices
AMD’s technology is employed by one of the world's largest producers of Flash memory devices, Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor Ltd. (FASL). AMD Flash memory products encompass a broad spectrum of densities and features to support a wide range of markets. AMD Flash memory customers represent leaders in the cellular, automotive, networking, telecommunications, and consumer markets. AMD offers many Flash memory products, such as the innovative MirrorBit architecture; award-winning simultaneous read-write (SRW) product family; super low voltage 1.8V Flash memory devices; and burst- and page-mode devices. AMD developed the robust Known Good Die (KGD) program and the patented negative gate erase technology, and developed highly reliable Fine-pitch Ball Grid Array packaging.
AMD’s Flash memory products have received numerous customer service, quality and technology awards. Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, Samsung, the Bosch Group, and Volkswagen have all awarded AMD their top supplier awards
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 approximately $2.7 billion in 2002. (NYSE: AMD).
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