AMD Appoints Douglas Grose
AMD announces that Douglas Grose has been appointed to the role of senior vice president of technology development, manufacturing and supply chain at AMD. In this role, Grose will have global responsibility for AMD's global manufacturing and process technology operations as well as overall supply chain management. Manufacturing responsibilities include AMD-owned facilities as well as all current foundry relationships.
Grose joins AMD from IBM where he served as the general manager of technology development and manufacturing for the systems and technology group. Grose will succeed Daryl Ostrander, who will retire in 2007, after a long and distinguished career at AMD that saw the company scale manufacturing operations at an unprecedented level.
Prior to joining AMD, Doug spent the last two years as the general manager of technology development and manufacturing for IBM's system and technology group. In this role, Doug oversaw IBM's microprocessor production, process technology development and packaging operations. Before joining IBM, Grose was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Nanotech Resources, a not-for-profit corporation that develops and deploys advanced technology throughout New York State by coordinating nanotechnology education and research programs within the State University of New York system. Prior to joining Nanotech Resources, Grose was the chief operating officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, a subsidiary business of Hitachi Ltd. that was formed through a merger with IBM's Storage Technology Business. Grose previously served as General Manager of this IBM business unit and played a key leadership role in the success of this deal.
Grose holds a doctorate degree in materials engineering, a master's degree in business administration and science and a bachelor's of science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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