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Giant Tech Companies Exec & Board Appointments 1/3 to 2/3 2012 Featured

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Intel Shuffles Management

Intel announced that Andy Bryant, 61, Intel’s Vice Chairman and Chairman-in-waiting, has assumed the Executive Chairman role. Most recently, Bryant served as the Chief Administrative Officer & EVP of Technology, Manufacturing, and Enterprise Services. During his tenure at Intel, he has also served as the Systems Group Controller, VP & Director of Finance for the Intel Products Group, and SVP & CFO of Enterprise Services. Prior to Intel, he held senior roles with Ford and Chrysler.

Other notable moves include:

Kim Stevenson, the GM & VP of IT Operations and Services, has been named as the new CIO. Prior to joining Intel, Stevenson served at EDS as the VP of the Worldwide Communications, Media, and Entertainment Industry Practice. She also served as EDS’ VP of Enterprise Service Management.

Brian Krzanich, 51, is promoted to COO from his earlier role as SVP of Worldwide Manufacturing. In his new role, Krzanich will continue to oversee manufacturing and will also take on responsibility for internal IT and HR.

Mooly Eden, 60 is promoted to SVP. He was also recently named as the new President & GM of Intel Israel. Eden has previously served the company as the VP & GM of the PC Client Group and as the VP & Director of Marketing for the Mobile Platforms Group.

Richard Taylor has been appointed as SVP & Director of HR. Previously, he served as the Corporate Controller & Director of Operations for Europe. Taylor has been leading Intel’s HR organization since 1999.

Dadi Perlmutter, 57, the EVP & GM of the Intel Architecture Group, was selected as the new Chief Product Officer. A longtime Intel employee, he has also served as the EVP & GM of the Mobility Group, VP & GM of the Mobile Platforms Group, and VP of the Microprocessor Group.

Kirk Skaugen, the VP & Head of Intel's Data Center Business, is named as the new Head of the PC Client Group. He succeeds Mooly Eden. Previously, Skaugen was GM of the Intel Server Platforms Group and GM of the Intel Asia Pacific Solutions Group.

Diane Bryant, the company’s former VP & CIO, has been appointed as the new GM of the Data Center Business. Earlier in her career, she served as the VP & GM of Enterprise Volume Servers at Intel.

Executive Reorganization at Microsoft

Microsoft announced that Robert Wahbe, the Corporate VP of the Server & Tools Marketing Group, has resigned from the company. Wahbe has been with the Server and Tools Group during his entire tenure at Microsoft. He joined Microsoft in 1996 after Microsoft acquired Colusa Software, a startup which he founded. Takeshi Numoto, the former Corporate VP of the Microsoft Office Product Management Group, has assumed Wahbe’s former title. Numoto joined Microsoft in 1997 as a Business Development Manager on the Windows NT Program Management Team.

Brad Wilson, the GM of the Dynamics CRM business, has resigned from his post. Before joining Microsoft, Wilson was the WW VP of Marketing for PeopleSoft. Dennis Michalis, a former SVP at Infor Global Solutions, has been appointed as the new GM of the Dynamics CRM business. Before joining Infor, Michalis was President & CEO at XALT Technologies and Glovia International.

Oracle Appoints Former HP VP

Oracle appointed Tom LaRocca as WW VP of Product Strategy & Alliances. Before this appointment, he held several senior roles at HP, most recently as the VP of Marketing & Strategy for the Solution Partners Organization. While at HP, he also served as the Director of Program & Product Management for the Enterprise Storage and Server business unit, Director of Field Marketing, and Director of Marketing for Industry Standard Servers. Prior to joining HP, LaRocca held senior roles at Compaq.

HP Appoints CCO & CSO; Board Member Resigns

HP appointed Henry Gomez, 48, as EVP & Chief Communications Officer. Before joining HP, he was the SVP of Corporate Communications at eBay and the President of Skype. Prior to joining eBay, Gomez was VP of Corporate Affairs at HBO. He started his communications career at Hill and Knowlton.

The company also announced the promotion of Bill Veghte as Chief Strategy Officer. In addition to this appointment, he will continue to serve as the EVP of Software. Prior to HP, he spent around two decades at Microsoft in a variety of senior leadership positions. Most recently, he managed the company's global Windows business and was instrumental in the delivery and launch of Windows 7.

Sari Baldauf, 55, has resigned from the Board at HP. She is the former EVP & GM of the Networks Business Group at Nokia. Before being named as EVP, Baldauf was the President of Nokia Cellular Systems. She currently serves as a Director at Daimler AG.

Dell Promotes Insiders to CCO and CIO Roles

Dell has promoted Steve Felice, 53, to President & Chief Commercial Officer. Most recently, Felice was President of Consumer, Small, and Medium businesses at the company. Earlier in his career at Dell, he served as the SVP & President of the Asia Pacific-Japan region and as the VP of the Corporate Business Group, Americas. Before joining Dell, he was the CEO of DecisionOne and VP of Planning & Development at Bell Atlantic Customer Services.

The company also announced that Adriana Karaboutis was promoted to VP & Global CIO. Most recently, she was Dell’s VP of IT. Before joining Dell in 2010, Karaboutis served at the Global Manufacturing & Labor Relations Information Officer at General Motors and held executive positions at Ford. She is a member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Board and the former President of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology.

AMD Hires Former Intel Exec as CSO

AMD announced that Rajan Naik, 40, has joined as the new SVP & Chief Strategy Officer. Most recently, he served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company's Technology practice. Before joining McKinsey, he worked as a Senior Engineer at Intel and as a member of the technical staff at Lucent Technologies.

Date range: January 3rd - February 3rd

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