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Intel Board Elects Brian Krzanich as CEO

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Intel Corporation announced today that the board of directors has unanimously elected Brian Krzanich as its next chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Paul Otellini. Krzanich will assume his new role at the company's annual stockholders' meeting on May 16.

Krzanich, Intel's chief operating officer since January 2012, will become the sixth CEO in Intel's history. As previously announced, Otellini will step down as CEO and from the board of directors on May 16.

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It should be interesting to see if Krzanich can be as incompetent and offensive as Otellini was.
 
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It should be interesting to see if Krzanich can be as incompetent and offensive as Otellini was.
Otellini led Intel to some its most profitable and most dominating quarters in company history.

You may not like the guy but he damn well is not incompetent. He did what any CEO of any company is supposed to do; bring in the dough. And he brought it in by the truck full.
 
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It should be interesting to see if Krzanich can be as incompetent and offensive as Otellini was.
Can you explain?
 
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Evolution.....it has begun....

Judging from his post in "AMD to Create Tailored Products Integrating Customer-Specific IP " I think the afore mentioned poster doesn't like Intel's prices either...
 
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Glad they found someone among their own ranks. Nothing is worse than having an outsider come in with no God d*mned knowledge of how to run the business and watch him completely f*ck it up. :shadedshu
 
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Otellini led Intel to some its most profitable and most dominating quarters in company history.

You may not like the guy but he damn well is not incompetent. He did what any CEO of any company is supposed to do; bring in the dough. And he brought it in by the truck full.
I have this argument with people pretty frequently at the company I work for (a very large, very old, very well known, semiconductor manufacturing company) following a long standing CEO stepping down and a new one stepping in. He was given a very substantial severance package, and that made a lot of my co-workers pretty unhappy--ignoring the fact that he turned the company around from being a financial ruin and shambles into one of the most consistently profitable companies in the tech industry.

I do believe CEO pay is in general over the top, but some times CEO's do a great job and I see nothing wrong with acknowledging that. Meg Whittman on the other hand...