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TOMO KAMIYA Appointed Regional Vice President, Sales And Marketing For AMD South Asia

  • 04 August, 2009 16:30

<p><strong>Sydney, Australia</strong> – <strong>4 August, 2009</strong> –
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that industry-veteran Mr. Tomo Kamiya has been
appointed regional vice president, Sales and Marketing for South Asia. Under this
designation, Tomo will oversee all sales and marketing activities for Australia,
New Zealand and the ASEAN countries.<br/>
Tomo will also continue to drive AMD’s regional business forward through
the engagement of the various business partners and stakeholders towards closer
collaboration to meet the technology needs of the end-user. This is in line with
the company’s unique proposition of delivering unparalleled, industry-leading
GPU and CPU technology to meet the technological demands of today’s end-users.<br/>
Prior to his current appointment, Tomo was sales development director for Asia
Pacific and Japan at AMD, where he managed the company’s business engagement
with Dell across Asia Pacific and Japan. During this time, he successfully led
the charge of rolling out commercial product launches in the various regional
markets, including the launch of AMD's first 45-nanometer processor, Shanghai,
in late 2008 and most recently, Istanbul, the company’s six-core AMD Opteron™
processor. Tomo expanded his responsibilities in January 2009 to include managing
relationships with many of AMD’s strategic OEM customer accounts. He supported
the overall business development efforts undertaken by the respective teams throughout
the Asia Pacific region, as well as developed key solutions and partnerships that
enabled customers to position their AMD platforms competitively in the market,
including strategic account wins in China.<br/>
Tomo began his career at AMD at its Japan office in 2005, where he headed the
marketing group consisting of product marketing and key go-to-market elements.
Prior to joining AMD, Tomo held a number of positions in sales, business consulting
and marketing management positions in IT, which included leading the Server Product
and Alliance Solutions group at Dell Japan.<br/>
For his latest appointment, he will continue to be based at AMD’s office
in Singapore.<br/>
<strong>About AMD</strong> <br/>
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated
to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation
of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. For more information,
visit <a href="#"></a>.<br/>
<font size="1">AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, AMD Opteron and combinations thereof,
are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational
purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.</font><br/>
<strong>PR CONTACT</strong><br/>
Renato Catalan<br/>
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd<br/>
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