Wai Chow - Advanced Micro Independent Director

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Mr. Wai Kwan Chow is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Prior to this role during his 41year career at IBM Mr. Chow held a variety of management positions in the services systems engineering sales and marketing and human resources divisions across IBMs Asia Pacific operations including as Chairman of IBMs Greater China Group from January 2007 until June 2009 and as General Manager of IBMs Greater China Group from 1995 until January 2008 where he was responsible for IBMs operations in China Hong Kong and Taiwan. Prior to serving in these positions Mr. Chow served in a variety of general management positions including General Manager of IBM China Company Limited and General Manager of IBM PC Company Asia Pacific South. From 2005 until 2009 Mr. Chow served as an observer for IBM at meetings of the board of directors of Lenovo Group Limited which acquired IBMs PC business in 2005. Mr. Chow was a member of the board of directors of Trina Solar Limited since July 2012. In addition Mr. Chow was Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board for Guangtong International Clinical Research Center since September 2011 and a member of the European Advisory Committee for Bridgepoint since October 2011
Age: 68  Director Since 2011      
408 749-4000  www.amd.com
Chow completed a oneyear fellowship in Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University and holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hong Kong.

Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset of (0.15) % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it lost $0.15. This is way below average. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 0.19 % implying that it generated $0.19 on every 100 dollars invested.
The company has 1.28 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 67.3 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Advanced Micro Devices has Current Ratio of 2.04 demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.

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Company Summary

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Advanced Micro operates under Semiconductors classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 11400 people.Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 2485 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054, United States and employs 11,400 people. Advanced Micro is listed under Electronic Equipment category by Fama And French industry classification.

Advanced Micro Devices Leadership Team

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Nora Denzel, Independent DirectorView
James Anderson, Senior Vice President General ManagerView
John Marren, Independent DirectorView
Mark Durcan, DirectorView
Devinder Kumar, CFO, Sr. VP and TreasurerView
Lisa Su, CEO and President and Non-Independent DirectorView
Martin Edelman, Independent DirectorView
David Wang, Senior Vice President - Engineering, Radeon Technologies GroupView
Ruth Cotter, Investor RelationsView
John Harding, Independent DirectorView
Darren Grasby, Senior Vice President Chief Sales Officer and Presidentident of AMD EMEAView
Bruce Claflin, Independent Chairman of the BoardView
Ahmed Yahia, Independent DirectorView
Forrest Norrod, Sr. VP and General Manager of Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Bus. GroupView
Harry Wolin, Sr. VP, General Counsel and Corporate SecretaryView
Nicholas Donofrio, Independent DirectorView
Joseph Householder, Independent DirectorView
Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President Chief Architect - Radeon Technologies GroupView
Abhijit Talwalkar, Independent DirectorView
Robert Gama, Chief Talent OfficerView
Mike Rayfield, Senior Vice President General Manager AMD Radeon Technologies GroupView
Michael Inglis, Independent DirectorView
Wai Chow, Independent DirectorView
Mark Papermaster, CTO and Sr. VP of Technology and EngineeringView
Sandeep Chennakeshu, Executive Vice President - Computing and Graphics Business GroupView

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