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Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Claflin

62 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Rory Read

52 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Devinder Kumar

58 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Lisa Su

44 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Papermaster

52 2013 Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President - Technology and Engineering

Harry Wolin

51 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

John Byrne

43 2014 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Computing and Graphics Business Group

W. Michael Barnes

71 2003 Independent Director

John Caldwell

64 2006 Independent Director

Wai Kwan Chow

68 2011 Independent Director

Nora Denzel

51 2014 Independent Director

Nicholas Donofrio

68 2009 Independent Director

Martin Edelman

72 2013 Independent Director

John Harding

59 2012 Independent Director

Michael Inglis

54 2014 Independent Director

Ahmed Yahia

41 2012 Independent Director

Ruth Cotter

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Name Description

Bruce Claflin

Mr. Bruce L. Claflin is Independent Chairman of the Board of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. He has been a director since 2003. On March 2, 2009, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Board. In January 2011, upon the resignation of our former Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Claflin was appointed as non-employee Executive Chairman of the Board, and he held that position until our new Chief Executive Officer was appointed in August 2011, when he resumed acting as our Chairman of the Board. Mr. Claflin was President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of 3Com Corporation, a provider of voice and data networking products and services, from January 2001 until he retired in 2006. He joined 3Com as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 1998. Prior to 3Com, Mr. Claflin served as Executive Vice President, Sales, and prior to that as General Manager of the PC Business Unit for Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Claflin also worked for 22 years at International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”), where he held various sales, marketing and senior management positions, including General Manager of IBM PC Company’s worldwide research and development, product and brand management and President of IBM PC Company, Americas. He was also responsible for the introduction of IBM’s highly successful ThinkPad line of products. In addition to his general management experience, Mr. Claflin has held senior positions where he has been responsible for almost every operation of a global, high technology company, including sales, marketing, research and development and manufacturing.

Rory Read

Mr. Rory P. Read is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Read joined us as President and Chief Executive Officer on August 25, 2011. Before joining us, Mr. Read served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo Group, Ltd., a manufacturer and provider of computers and information technology management software, from February 2009 to August 2011, where he was responsible for leading day-to-day global operations while overseeing the development and implementation of Lenovo’s growth strategy. Prior to serving as Lenovo’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Read served as Lenovo’s Senior Vice President, Operations, from July 2006 to February 2009. During his five years at Lenovo, Mr. Read helped take the company into dynamic new markets, including Lenovo’s entry into the tablet and smartphone markets, while growing market share and expanding profitability. Prior to Lenovo, Mr. Read had a 23-year career at IBM, where he held various management positions, including Managing Partner for IBM’s Business Consulting Services division where he led the division through a successful turnaround, and Executive Vice President of Global Business Transformation, IBM Global Services, where he was responsible for worldwide leadership of IT initiatives and business transformation. Mr. Read holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from Hartwick College.

Devinder Kumar

Mr. Devinder Kumar is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Prior to being appointed as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2013, Mr. Kumar was our Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller. He was appointed as Corporate Controller in 2001, as Senior Vice President in 2006 and as Interim Chief Financial Officer in September 2012. Mr. Kumar also served as our Treasurer from April 2009 to July 2010 and as our Assistant Treasurer from February 2007 to April 2009. Mr. Kumar joined us in 1984 as a financial analyst and spent ten years in Asia as financial controller for AMD Penang and group finance director for our Manufacturing Services Group across Singapore, Thailand, China and Malaysia. Starting in 1998, Mr. Kumar assumed several corporate roles including leadership positions in Corporate Accounting and Corporate Finance. Mr. Kumar holds a bachelor’s degree in ecology from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, a master’s degree in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Lisa Su

Dr. Lisa T. Su Ph.D., is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Dr. Su joined us in January 2012. Prior to joining us, Dr. Su served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Networking and Multimedia at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., a company that designs and manufactures embedded processors, where she was responsible for global strategy, marketing, product management and engineering for their embedded communications and applications processor businesses. Dr. Su joined Freescale in 2007 as Chief Technology Officer, where she led the company’s technology roadmap and research and development efforts. She was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, Networking and Multimedia in September 2008. Prior to her employment with Freescale, Dr. Su spent 13 years with IBM in various engineering and business leadership positions, including Vice President of the Semiconductor Research and Development Center, responsible for the strategic direction of IBM’s silicon technologies, joint development alliances and semiconductor R&D operations. Dr. Su has served on the board of directors of Analog Devices since June 2012. Dr. Su holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been published in more than 40 technical publications and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) in 2009. Dr. Su was also named in MIT Technology Review’s Top 100 Young Innovators in 2002.

Mark Papermaster

Mr. Mark D. Papermaster is Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President - Technology and Engineering of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Mr. Papermaster joined us in October 2011. From November 2010 to October 2011, Mr. Papermaster served as Vice President of the Silicon Engineering Group of Cisco Systems, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other products related to the communications and IT industry, where he was responsible for the silicon strategy, architecture and development of the company’s switching and routing businesses. Prior to Cisco, Mr. Papermaster served as Senior Vice President of Device Hardware Engineering at Apple Inc. from November 2008 to August 2010 and was responsible for iPod and iPhone hardware development. Prior to his employment at Apple, Mr. Papermaster held a number of senior leadership roles at IBM, most recently as VP of Blade Server Development from October 2006 to October 2008. He also served on IBM’s technical leadership team and oversaw development of key microprocessors and blade server technologies. Mr. Papermaster is a member of the University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering Advisory Board, the Olin College President’s Council and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation IT Advisory Committee. From 2011 to 2012, he also served on the Technical Advisory Board of Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, a leading manufacturer of high-power LEDs and a pioneer in the use of solid-state lighting solutions. Mr. Papermaster holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from The University of Vermont.

Harry Wolin

Mr. Harry A. Wolin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Mr. Wolin was appointed as our Secretary in April 2010. Prior to becoming General Counsel in 2003, Mr. Wolin was our Vice President, Intellectual Property. Before joining us in 2000, Mr. Wolin spent 12 years at Motorola, Inc. (now known as Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc.), a provider of technologies, products and services that enable a broad range of mobile, wireline, digital communication, information and entertainment experiences, where his last role was Vice President and Director of Legal Affairs for the Semiconductor Products Sector. Mr. Wolin served as a member of the board of directors of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. from February 2011 through March 2012. Mr. Wolin received the 2008 Magna Stella award for innovative management from the Texas General Counsel Forum. He is a member of the State Bars of Arizona and Texas and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Wolin holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Arizona and a juris doctor degree from Arizona State University.

John Byrne

Mr. John Byrne is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Computing and Graphics Business Group of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Mr. Byrne joined us in 2007 as Vice President, Worldwide Graphics Sales. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice President, Channel, where he was responsible for our worldwide channel sales. In 2011, he was promoted to Vice President, Americas Region, where he was responsible for managing our Americas sales and marketing organization. In February 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Accounts, and in August 2012, he was appointed as Chief Sales Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Byrne was the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Technologies, Ltd., a leading European sales and marketing organization that collaborated with global hardware and software companies, including ATI Technologies and Cyberlink, to successfully define and activate local channel sales and marketing strategies.

W. Michael Barnes

Dr. W. Michael Barnes is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Between 1968 and 2001, Dr. Barnes held several senior executive positions at Rockwell International Corporation (now Rockwell Automation, Inc.), a major manufacturing corporation that has aircraft, defense electronics, commercial electronics, automotive components, printing presses and industrial automation divisions, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Planning and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 through 2001. Dr. Barnes was also a key member of the management team of Rockwell’s Semiconductor Products division and Vice President and General Manager of the Rockwell Communications Systems division. He was named a distinguished alumnus by Texas A&M University College of Engineering in 1992. Dr. Barnes has been a member of the board of directors of T-Mobile US, Inc. since its April 2013 merger with MetroPCS Communications, Inc. Dr. Barnes served as a member of the board of directors of MetroPCS Communications from 2004 to April 2013. Dr. Barnes holds a PhD in operations research from Texas A&M University. He also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University.

John Caldwell

Mr. John E. Caldwell is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of SMTC Corporation, an electronics manufacturing services company, from 2003 until he retired in March 2011. Before joining SMTC, Mr. Caldwell held positions at The Mosaic Group, a marketing services provider, as Chair of the Restructuring Committee of the Board, from October 2002 to September 2003; at GEAC Computer Corporation Limited, a computer software company, as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2000 to December 2001; and at CAE Inc., a provider of simulation and modeling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation and defense industries, as President and Chief Executive Officer from June 1993 to October 1999. In addition, Mr. Caldwell served in a variety of senior executive positions in finance, including Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Affairs of CAE and Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration of Carling O’Keefe Breweries of Canada. Over the course of his career, Mr. Caldwell has served on the audit committees of ten public companies. Also, for the past several years, Mr. Caldwell has been a lecturer on board oversight responsibility for enterprise risk as part of an accredited board of director education program through McMaster University in Canada. Mr. Caldwell has been a director of Faro Technologies, Inc., a producer of three dimensional manufacturing measurement systems, since 2002, and of IAMGOLD Corporation, a mid-tier gold producer, since 2006. Mr. Caldwell also served on the board of directors of SMTC from 2003 to 2011, Rothmans Inc. from 2004 to 2008 and Cognos Inc. from 2000 to 2008. Mr. Caldwell holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Carleton University, Ontario, and is a chartered professional accountant with the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Wai Kwan Chow

Mr. Wai Kwan Chow is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. From July 2009 through August 2011, Mr. Chow acted as a corporate business advisor to IBM. Prior to this role, during his 41-year career at IBM, Mr. Chow held a variety of management positions in the services, systems engineering, sales and marketing and human resources divisions across IBM’s Asia Pacific operations, including as General Manager of IBM’s Greater China Group from 1995 until 2007, where he was responsible for IBM’s operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan and as Chairman of IBM’s Greater China Group, from January 2007 until his retirement from this position in June 2009. 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, where he was responsible for IBM’s PC business throughout the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan. Mr. Chow also held various positions at IBM Australia, IBM Taiwan and IBM Hong Kong. From 2005 until 2009, Mr. Chow served as an observer for IBM at the meetings of the board of directors of Lenovo Group Limited, which acquired IBM’s PC business in 2005. Mr. Chow has been a member of the board of directors of Trina Solar Limited, a solar energy company based in Changzhou, China, since July 2012. In addition, since September 2011, Mr. Chow has been a Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board for Guangtong International Clinical Research Center, a government-owned research center, and since October 2011, he has been a member of the European Advisory Committee for Bridgepoint, an international private equity firm. Mr. Chow completed a one-year fellowship in Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University and holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hong Kong.

Nora Denzel

Ms. Nora M. Denzel is Independent Director of the Company. From February 2008 through August 2012, Ms. Denzel held various executive management positions at Intuit Inc., a provider of cloud financial management software, including Senior Vice President of Big Data, Social Design and Marketing and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the QuickBooks Employee Management business unit. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. Denzel held several executive level positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, a technology software, services and hardware provider, including Senior Vice President and General Manager Software Global Business Unit from May 2002 to February 2006 and Vice President of Storage Organization from August 2000 to May 2002. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, Ms. Denzel also held executive positions at Legato Systems Inc., a data storage management software company purchased by EMC, and IBM. Ms. Denzel is currently a member of the board of directors of Saba Software, Inc., a provider of learning and talent management cloud services, Ericsson, a telecommunications software, hardware and services provider, and Outerwall Inc., an automated retail solutions provider. She holds a master of business administration degree from Santa Clara University and a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the State University of New York.

Nicholas Donofrio

Mr. Nicholas M. Donofrio is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. During his 44-year career at IBM, Mr. Donofrio held a variety of technical management positions, and later, executive positions in IBM’s server, advanced workstations, personal computing, manufacturing and semiconductor development divisions, including as Senior Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing from 1997 to 2005 and as Executive Vice President, Innovation and Technology from 2005 until his retirement in September 2008. Mr. Donofrio holds seven technology patents and is a member of numerous technical and science honor societies. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the UK-based Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He also serves as chairman of the New York Youth Hall of Science, Syracuse University and The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering research and development and information technology support to the U.S. government, the Advisory Boards of the Secretary of Energy, Pennsylvania State University’s School of International Affairs and the Workforce Opportunity Services Academic Advisory Board. Mr. Donofrio is also a member of the U.S.-based National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Donofrio is the recipient of numerous awards. For example, in 2006, he was named among Business Week magazine’s 25 Top Innovation Champions, and in 2008, he was awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Renaissance Engineer Award by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for his commitment and promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for the U.S. Hispanic Community. Mr. Donofrio has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master of science in the same discipline from Syracuse University.

Martin Edelman

Mr. Martin Lee Edelman is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc., since February 2013. He has over 40 years of experience in the legal profession, and he has considerable experience in structuring and negotiating complex transactions. Since 2000, Mr. Edelman has served as Of Counsel to Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a New York law firm. Mr. Edelman was a partner with Battle Fowler LLP, which merged with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP, from 1972 to 1993 and was Of Counsel to Battle Fowler LLP from 1994 to 2000. In addition to several private corporations, Mr. Edelman has served as a member of the board of directors of Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc., a hospitality property focused REIT, since 2003 and Capital Trust, Inc. a real estate finance company, since 1997. He also served on the board of directors of Avis Budget Group, Inc., a rental car company, from 1997 through March 15, 2013. In addition, Mr. Edelman is a senior advisor to Mubadala, a strategic investment and development company headquartered in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and he serves as a member of the board of directors of Aldar Property Group, a real estate development, management and investment company, that is publicly traded in Abu Dhabi. Mr. Edelman also serves on the boards of several charitable entities, including the Intrepid Museum Foundation, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, the Fisher House Foundation, the Tribeca Film Institute, the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. Mr. Edelman holds a bachelor of laws degree from Columbia Law School and a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University.

John Harding

Mr. John R. Harding is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Harding co-founded and is President and Chief Executive Officer of eSilicon Corporation (“eSilicon”), a privately held company that designs and manufactures complex, custom chips for a broad and growing portfolio of large and small firms. Before starting eSilicon in 2000, Mr. Harding served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leading global electronic design automation company, which acquired his former employer, Cooper & Chyan Technology, Inc. Mr. Harding has held a variety of senior management positions at Zycad Corporation, and his career also includes positions with TXL and IBM. Mr. Harding has also held leadership roles at Drew University and Indiana University, where he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and a member of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs Advisory Board, respectively. In addition, Mr. Harding has served as a member of the Steering Committee at the U.S. Council on Competitiveness and was a former National Academies’ Committee member for Software, Growth and Future of the U.S. Economy. In 2012, Mr. Harding was re-elected as the value chain producer director to the board of directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance. He has been a director of the Global Semiconductor Alliance since 2007. Mr. Harding has been a director of RF Micro Devices, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, since 2006. He has also served on the advisory board of Atrenta, Inc. since 2007. Mr. Harding holds a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry and economics from Drew University.

Michael Inglis

Mr. Michael J. Inglis is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Between 2002 and 2013, Mr. Inglis held several senior executive positions at ARM Holdings plc, a semiconductor intellectual property supplier, including as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, as Executive Vice President, General Manager, Processor Division, and as Chief Commercial Officer. Before joining ARM, Mr. Inglis was a Principal at A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Inglis served as General Manager, Smartcard Division and European Hi-End Microprocessor Operations Manager amongst various roles at Motorola Semiconductor 1991 to 1998. In addition, Mr. Inglis has held a number of operational and marketing positions at Texas Instruments, a global semiconductor company, BIS Macintosh, an electronics market research firm, and Fairchild Camera and Instrument, a semiconductor company. Mr. Inglis served on the board of directors of ARM from 2002 until his retirement in March 2013. Mr. Inglis was also a director at Pace plc from 2008 until April 2013 and was re-appointed as a director to the Pace board of directors in March 2014. Mr. Inglis has a master of business administration degree from Cranfield School of Management and a bachelor of science degree in electronic and electrical engineering from Birmingham University. In addition, Mr. Inglis is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Ahmed Yahia

Mr. Ahmed Yahia is Independent Director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Mr. Yahia is CEO of the Technology & Industry global platform of Mubadala, where he oversees Mubadala’s technology, metals, mining and utilities portfolio. He is also a member of Mubadala’s Investment Committee, which is mandated to develop Mubadala’s investment policies, establish investment guidelines and review all proposed projects and investments to ensure they are in line with Mubadala’s business objectives. He also leads a number of corporate efforts across the Mubadala portfolio, including Enterprise Risk Management, Asset Management/Value Creation and Learning & Development. From March 2001 to February 2010, Mr. Yahia was a partner of McKinsey & Company where the central theme of his work was corporate performance transformations, business building and industrial sector development. Mr. Yahia was also the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Abu Dhabi practice. Mr. Yahia serves as a director on several private and public company boards in the United Arab Emirates and abroad, including GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., Emirates Aluminum Company, Guinea Alumina Corporation, National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), Mubadala Petroleum and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar). Mr. Yahia holds a master of science degree in mechanical engineering/product strategy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from the Ecole Centrale Paris.

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