People: Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.A)
Mr. Bruce L. Claflin is Independent Chairman of the Board of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. He joined 3Com as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 1998. Prior to 3Com, Mr. Claflin worked at Digital Equipment Corporation (a computer systems vendor) as Executive Vice President, Sales and as General Manager of the PC Business Unit. Mr. Claflin also worked at International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”) for 22 years, where he held various senior management positions of increasing responsibility and was responsible for almost every operation of the global, high tech company, including sales, marketing, research and development and manufacturing. Also, while employed by IBM, Mr. Claflin lived and worked in Hong Kong and Tokyo and was responsible for IBM’s Asia/South Pacific Area, and, while employed by 3Com, Mr. Claflin established a joint venture in China in partnership with a leading Chinese global telecom solutions provider. Mr. Claflin was first appointed as our Chairman of the Board in March 2009 and was appointed as our non-employee Executive Chairman of the Board in January 2011. He held that position until August 2011, when he resumed acting as our Chairman of the Board. He has been a member of the board of directors of Ciena Corporation since 2006. He is also founder, director and President of Kids First! (a U.S. Virgin Islands non-profit corporation). Mr. Claflin holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Pennsylvania State University.
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