Ruth Cotter

Ruth Cotter

Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing,

Human Resources and Investor Relations

As senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Human Resources and Investor Relations at AMD, Ruth Cotter oversees all aspects of these critical corporate functions, driving cross-functional alignment and integration to help the company achieve its aggressive business objectives. With 20+ years of experience, Cotter possesses deep business and strategic knowledge and has a proven track record of strong leadership rooted in the principle that thoughtful strategy and planning leads to disciplined executional excellence. 

Cotter is passionate about people and stakeholder experiences and believes her unique role at AMD positively differentiates the company’s People, Strategy and Voice. Cotter believes that AMD’s inclusive, learning and innovative workplace culture set it apart from its competition.

Prior to joining AMD, Cotter spent several years at Trintech Group plc and at CRH plc, one of the world’s largest building materials groups.

Cotter currently serves on the Sister Cities International Board of Directors, an organization founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower that aims to promote peace through people-to-people relationships: “Connect Globally. Thrive Locally." Cotter previously served on the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) Board of Directors and was nominated #1 Investor Relations professional for Semiconductor Companies as part of the All-American Executive team rankings by Institutional Investor. She is a recipient of the 2018 Women Worth Watching Award® from Profiles of Diversity Journal, is a 2018 Top 10 Champion of Global Diversity by DiversityGlobal Magazine and a 2018 Silicon Valley 50 Honoree, a recognition for the 50 top Irish and Irish-American leaders in Silicon Valley making a significant impact in the world of technology.  

Cotter holds a bachelor's degree in economics and history from University College Cork, Ireland.

Ruth Cotter

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