Krzanich will lead the company in one of the most delicate moments of the technology market.Renée James appointed president of Intel
Intel Corporation today announced that the board of directors has unanimously elected Brian Krzanich as successor to CEO Paul Otellini on the chair of the company. Krzanich will take over the responsibilities of his new role at the annual meeting of shareholders, scheduled for next May 16.
Krzanich, former Chief Operating Officer of Intel in January 2012, will be the sixth CEO in the history of the company. As already announced last November , Otellini left the scene leaving their positions as CEO and member of the board of directors on May 16.
The president of Intel, Andy Bryant, commented on the appointment of Krzanich: "After a selection process the council is pleased to announce that Intel Krzanich guide to define and invent the next generation of technology that will shape the future of computing. Brian is a great leader with a passion for technology and a deep understanding of the business. Its historic and strategic management executive action, combined with the open-minded approach to problem solving has guaranteed him the respect of employees, customers and partners worldwide. has the right combination of knowledge, depth and experience to lead the company during this period of rapid change in technology and the industry. "
Brian Krzanich, the new CEO of Intel
Krzanich is joined Intel in 1982 and held various positions both technical and responsibilities. "I am deeply honored by the opportunity to drive Intel. Asset We have fantastic talent and impressive legacy of innovation and unparalleled executive action. I look forward to working with our management team and employees around the world to follow our glorious heritage, moving even faster in the ultra-mobility, to lead Intel into the next era. "
Next to the appointment of Krzanich, the Board appointed president Renee James, Intel. James also assume the responsibilities of the new role on May 16, along with formal investiture of Krzanich. "I look forward to working with Renee in starting a new chapter in the history of Intel. His deep knowledge and vision for the future of architecture, computing, together with wide experience in operating activities of research and development on products and drive one of the largest software organizations, are extraordinary asset for Intel. "
As COO Krzanich coordinated a company of more than 50,000 employees, by the Technology and Manufacturing Group, at the Intel Custom Foundry, the NAND Solutions Group, through the Human Resources, Information Technology and the strategies of Intel China.
James has gained a broad knowledge of the field computing, hardware, security, services and software, developed through executive positions at Intel and as president of the subsidiary Intel software - Havok, McAfee and Wind River. Renee James is also a member of the board of Vodafone Group Plc and VMware Inc. and was chief of staff of the former Intel CEO Andy Grove.