New Intel CEO named as Brian Krzanich

(Source: Reuters)

Technology giant Intel has named its new CEO, Brian Krzanich, who has been unanimously elected by the board (release). He will replace Otellini who will step down on 16 May.

Chairman Andy Bryant:

Brian is a strong leader with a passion for technology and deep understanding of the business.

His track record of execution and strategic leadership, combined with his open-minded approach to problem solving has earned him the respect of employees, customers and partners worldwide. He has the right combination of knowledge, depth and experience to lead the company during this period of rapid technology and industry change.

Brian Krzanich:

I am deeply honored by the opportunity to lead Intel

We have amazing assets, tremendous talent, and an unmatched legacy of innovation and execution. I look forward to working with our leadership team and employees worldwide to continue our proud legacy, while moving even faster into ultra-mobility, to lead Intel into the next era.

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