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AMD Appoints Former HP Exec Alberto Bozzo to Head EMEA Region

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AMD today announced the appointment of Alberto Bozzo as corporate vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reporting to Emilio Ghilardi, AMD chief sales officer, Bozzo will have responsibility for all sales and marketing operations within EMEA. Bozzo starts his new role in January 2009. Bozzo, 44, brings more than 20 years of experience with HP, where he was most recently the vice president of HP’s multi-billion dollar go-to-market consumer business unit in EMEA.

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AMD stock jumped up 15% today, perhaps this is the reason why?
 

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AMD stock jumped up 15% today, perhaps this is the reason why?
I think it's because GPUs are selling like hot cakes (for both NVIDIA and AMD).
 

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AMD stock jumped up 15% today, perhaps this is the reason why?
But it's still very low. Currently it's at 3.48. I bought stock at around 11.5 (One month before Phenom release)! AMD still needs to get their CPU business in order. Server chips anyone?
 
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yup CPU chips will only give them the turbo needed especially Server side.
 

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But it's still very low. Currently it's at 3.48. I bought stock at around 11.5 (One month before Phenom release)! AMD still needs to get their CPU business in order. Server chips anyone?
very low indeed. CPU business is the weak side of AMD, i've been critical of AMD for a long time for not coming out with a new CPU architecture afterall K10 is only a revised K8 and K10B (Deneb) is still basically a revised K8. And it doesnt look like things will change much in the next year according to their roadmap. Deneb will prolly be competitive with C2D but it is a little too late. And server CPUs are just desktop variants so they still need a new architecture still. Bottom line is, AMD will not rise to its feet until they intro a competitive K11 (or whatever they want to call it), then they can produce all the CPU variants: desktop, server, mobile, etc based on the new architecture.
 
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very low indeed. CPU business is the weak side of AMD, i've been critical of AMD for a long time for not coming out with a new CPU architecture afterall K10 is only a revised K8 and K10B (Deneb) is still basically a revised K8. And it doesnt look like things will change much in the next year according to their roadmap. Deneb will prolly be competitive with C2D but it is a little too late. And server CPUs are just desktop variants so they still need a new architecture still. Bottom line is, AMD will not rise to its feet until they intro a competitive K11 (or whatever they want to call it), then they can produce all the CPU variants: desktop, server, mobile, etc based on the new architecture.
They are probably zapped with their own Kryptonite (K7/K8/k10) that they created to zap the 'I' boy.

The 'Super I Man' is already immune to Kryptonite. Find something else, hmm may be a Cat?:p
 

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Well maybe he can help out with sales. He seems to have done pretty well with HP so Im hoping he will do well here with AMD.
 
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I think it's because GPUs are selling like hot cakes (for both NVIDIA and AMD).

yeh you right , but if you see before every 7 card's sell or more from nvidia you see1 card or 2 sell from ati , so but now they are equal now when 4xxx release and maybe the 4xxx sell much than gtx2xx card's , cuz we know why