Intel Board Elects Brian Krzanich as CEO
Renée James Elected President
Krzanich, Intel's chief operating officer since
"After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the board of
directors is delighted that Krzanich will lead Intel as we define and
invent the next generation of technology that will shape the future of
"Brian is a strong leader with a passion for technology and deep understanding of the business," Bryant added. "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."
Krzanich, 52, has progressed through a series of technical and leadership roles since joining Intel in 1982.
"I am deeply honored by the opportunity to lead Intel," said Krzanich. "We have amazing assets, tremendous talent, and an unmatched legacy of innovation and execution. I look forward to working with our leadership team and employees worldwide to continue our proud legacy, while moving even faster into ultra-mobility, to lead Intel into the next era."
The board of directors elected Renée James, 48, to be president of
Intel. She will also assume her new role on
"I look forward to partnering with Renée as we begin a new chapter in Intel's history," said Krzanich. "Her deep understanding and vision for the future of computing architecture, combined with her broad experience running product R&D and one of the world's largest software organizations, are extraordinary assets for Intel."
As chief operating officer, Krzanich led an organization of more than
50,000 employees spanning Intel's
James, 48, has broad knowledge of the computing industry, spanning
hardware, security, software and services, which she developed through
leadership positions at Intel and as chairman of Intel's software
subsidiaries -- Havok, McAfee and Wind River. She also currently serves
on the board of directors of Vodafone Group Plc and VMware Inc. and was
chief of staff for former Intel CEO
Additional career background on both executives is available at newsroom.intel.com.
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