• After corporate blunders and setbacks, Intel ousts CEO Bob Swan

    6 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Intel Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan during an Intel press event for CES 2020 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 6, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Intel is replacing its chief executive Bob Swan after a series of manufacturing setbacks and competitive blunders that lost the veteran Silicon Valley company its crown as the top US chipmaker.
    Mr. Swan, its former finance chief who held the top job for just over two years, will be succeeded on February 15 by former Intel veteran Pat Gelsinger, who is currently chief executive of VMware, the infrastructure software...
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  • Intel Appoints Pat Gelsinger as New CEO, From Feb 15th

    Intel Appoints Pat Gelsinger as New CEO, From Feb 15th

    6 days ago - By Anand Tech

    News is breaking that Intel has announced that Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMWare, is to take the role of CEO at Intel from February 15th.
    Intel today has released a press statement saying that current CEO Bob Swan is to step down in his role, and be succeeded by Pat Gelsinger. Gelsinger, a veteran of the industry, has spent over 40 years at companies such as VMWare, EMC, and spent 30 years previously at Intel, reaching the potisition of Chief Technology Officer. In that role he drove creation of standards such as USB, Wi-Fi, he was the architect of the 80486, and played key roles in 14...
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  • Intel CEO Bob Swan to Step Down in February

    Intel CEO Bob Swan to Step Down in February

    6 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Intel CEO Bob Swan is to step down as of February 15, according to CNBC. CEO of VMWare, Pat Gelsinger, is expected to take over the position.
    During Swan's tenure, Intel has faced a range of major setbacks. In the summer of 2020, Apple announced that it was severing its partnership with Intel to favor its own custom silicon instead. Microsoft, another major Intel client, is expected to follow suit in the near future. Intel also reported last year that its latest 7nm processors would be significantly delayed , while its main competitor, AMD, proceeded to capture valuable market share.
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