Intel has appointed Brian Krzanich as its new CEO. He will replace former boss Paul Ottellini from May 16, and has already suggested that the company will set its sights on the mobile arena moving forward
GI.biz reports that Krzanich joined the company back in 1982, and had since worked his way up the ranks to COO in January 2012.
Speaking with Bloomberg, Krzanich highlighted the mobile arena as a key focus moving forward, “We see that the world is becoming more mobile. We see that the growth is moving towards those areas, and we believe we have the right assets, right product capabilities to go into those at a much, much faster rate.”
In a statement, Intel chairman Andy Bryant said of Krzanich’s appointment, “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.”
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