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AMD appoints new senior management

Mike Rayfield, AMD
Mike Rayfield, AMD
David Wang, AMD
David Wang, AMD

AMD has appointed Mike Rayfield as senior vice president and general manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), and David Wang as senior vice president of engineering for RTG. Both will report to president and CEO Lisa Su. Rayfield will be responsible for all aspects of strategy and business management for firm’s graphics business including consumer graphics, professional graphics, and semi-custom products. Wang will be responsible for all aspects of graphics engineering, including the technical strategy, architecture, hardware, and software for AMD graphics products and technologies.

“Rayfield and Wang are industry leaders who bring proven track records of delivering profitable business growth and leadership product roadmaps,” said Lisa Su. “We enter 2018 with incredible momentum for our graphics business based on the full set of GPU products we introduced last year for the consumer, professional, and machine learning markets. Under Mike and David’s leadership, I am confident we will continue to grow the footprint of Radeon across the gaming, immersive, and GPU compute markets.”

With more than 30 years of technology industry experience, Rayfield joins AMD from Micron Technology, where he was senior vice president and general manager of the Mobile Business Unit. Prior to Micron, Rayfield served as general manager of the Mobile Business Unit at Nvidia, where he led the team that created Tegra.

With more than 25 years of graphics and silicon development experience, Wang brings deep technical expertise in managing complex silicon development to AMD. Wang rejoins AMD from Synaptics, where he was senior vice president of Systems Silicon Engineering responsible for silicon systems development of Synaptics products. Prior to joining Synaptics, Wang was corporate vice president at AMD responsible for SOC development of AMD processor products.

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