HTC’s Chief Product Officer and Communications Chief Leave
Taiwanese phone maker HTC has been hit with a wave of staff departures. Chief among the exits is Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera. Kodera was responsible for HTC's overall product strategy. As a seasoned veteran of the mobile industry, he has a strong track record of building device portfolio strategies. Kodera, a former head of products for Sony Ericsson, joined HTC in 2010. Before Sony Ericsson he served in various marketing roles fir Mitsubishi, most recently as Marketing Director for Mitsubishi Electric Telecom Europe.
Intel Promotes Senior Execs
Intel elevated William M. Holt, 60, from SVP to EVP. He is general manager of the Technology and Manufacturing Group and jointly oversees all technology development and manufacturing activities across the company. Holt joined Intel in 1974, and was named a SVP in 2006.