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Ruiz Tapped As AMD CEO

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) yesterday named Hector De J. Ruiz president and CEO replacing company Chairman W.J. Sanders III who has held the post on an interim basis since last July.

Ruiz, formerly president of Motorola's worldwide semiconductor operations, will also join AMD's board of directors. During a teleconference yesterday Ruiz said AMD's primary challenge is being consistent in its execution. AMD's past problems have included being unable to deliver its processors to computer manufacturers in a timely fashion.

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AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)

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For previous TWICE Online coverage of this topic see.
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