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The 10 Biggest AMD News Stories Of 2021 (So Far)

Dylan Martin

From new CPU launches to big wins in cloud and high-performance computing, AMD has already had a really big year that continues to put Intel under pressure. CRN reviews the 10 biggest AMD news stories that have happened in 2021 so far.

10. AMD Loses Top Data Center Sales Exec To Lenovo

AMD lost one of its top data center and cloud sales executives, Vladimir Rozanovich, who left to become president of Lenovo’s North America business in June, Lenovo confirmed to CRN.

Rozanovich joined Lenovo after a 24-year tenure at AMD, most recently serving as corporate vice president for mega data center and cloud sales at the chipmaker, according to Lenovo.

Prior to that role, Rozanovich held positions that also included responsibilities involving AMD’s PC chip business, according to his LinkedIn profile. Those roles included corporate vice president for the Americas region and corporate vice president for the HP global account at AMD. Other prior roles included responsibilities for OEM partner executive field relationships—across vendors such as Lenovo, HP, Dell and Acer—to promote AMD processors to IT managers, his LinkedIn profile says.

 
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