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What do you do as a major, billion dollar corporation when your chief financial officer steps away? You find another one, preferably one you're familiar with. That's what Microsoft has done, after announcing during its Q3 2013 earnings report that existing CFO Peter Klein would be stepping away after June. So, Microsoft is filling his shoes by bringing in an existing vice president, Amy Hood. She's been at Microsoft since 2002, but will take on the role of CFO immediately. Hood, 41, joined Microsoft in December 2002 and currently serves as CFO of MBD, overseeing all financial strategy, management... Read more...
It’s almost like people don’t like being in charge of tech companies anymore; joining OCZ’s (former) CEO Ryan Peterson and NVIDIA’s (former) GM of mobile business Mike Rayfield, AMD’s CFO Thomas Seifert is leaving the chipmaker “to pursue other opportunities” that likely include a permanent CEO position. Seifert had been pulling double duty as the company’s CFO and temporary CEO, keeping the seat warm for a few months until the company could replace outgoing CEO Dirk Meyer. AMD had excused Meyer after only 18 months on the job, making Seifert the... Read more...
AMD Names Thomas Seifert Chief Financial Officer20-year semiconductor industry veteran with proven financial, operations and management experience SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the appointment of Thomas Seifert as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Seifert, 46, will report to Dirk Meyer, AMD president and chief executive officer, and will have responsibility for leading the company’s global financial organization. Seifert succeeds Robert Rivet, who was previously promoted to chief operations and administrative officer.“Thomas is a talented industry veteran... Read more...