Hector Ruiz from AMD - one of the best managers of the year

Posted on Friday, Dec 31 2004 @ 17:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
As a child in Piedras Negras, Mexico, Hector Ruiz wanted to be an auto mechanic. As president, chief executive, and chairman of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD ), Ruiz has become Mr. Fix-it. When he took over financially strapped AMD in April, 2002, from the flamboyant Jerry Sanders, few people knew who he was, despite his long tenure at Motorola Inc..

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