X-bit Labs reports AMD has hired Lisa Su, a former high-ranking executive at Freescale, to run the company's business units. Basically, she'll be getting the job that was previously executed by Rick Bergman.
Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday appointed Lisa Su, a former high-ranking executive at Freescale to oversee various business units at Advanced Micro Devices. In particular, she will be responsible for products development, roadmap definition, business planning and similar tasks, something that was earlier executed by Rick Bergman, who resigned from the company after many years at ATI and AMD.
Lisa Su, as senior vice president and general manager of global business units, will oversee AMD’s business units focused on the client, commercial, graphics, professional graphics, and game console markets. Ms. Su will oversee the team responsible for driving end to end business execution of AMD’s product solutions including strategy, product definition, and business plans to ensure AMD consistently delivers industry-leading solutions. She will also have responsibility for driving alliances and partnerships with software developers to facilitate the development of a complete software ecosystem that can take advantage of the capabilities in AMD’s differentiated products. Lisa Su will report to president and chief executive officer Rory Read.