AMD Appoints Jack Huynh New SVP of Graphics For Retiring Rick Bergman
AMD is announced Announced the election of a new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Computing and Graphics. Jack Huynh will take on this key role, replacing Rick Bergman, an AMD veteran who is said to be retiring. Importantly, Bergman will remain in the next quarter to ensure a smooth transition. Huynh hasn’t updated LinkedIn yet. (opens in new tab) and social media profiles to their new locations.
Huynh may not be familiar to some, but he’s been with AMD for nearly a quarter of a century. Importantly, his most recent position was Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD’s Semi-Custom Group, a vibrant and highly successful division of AMD.
Dr. Lisa Su, Chairman and CEO of AMD, said: Going forward, she believes Huynh presents the potential for “strong long-term growth opportunities” for her AMD’s computing and graphics businesses. It’s been hinted that Huynh will extend his AMD graphics adoption into the broader market, and this is certainly one way he can influence his new role.
Huynh’s social media profiles reveal that he is a tech enthusiast, taking his “dreamer, designer, builder” mentality and applying it to make other people’s technology dreams a reality. It’s easy to see that you have the ability to make things happen. .
Rick Bergman’s retirement marks the end of the executive’s more than 30-year career in the technology industry. He’s had a great career with great graphic flavor. Early on, he worked for companies such as S3 Graphics, TI and IBM. Those who remember ATI Graphics before it was acquired by his AMD (before 2006) will know that Bergman was the Canadian firm’s senior his vice president and general manager of the ATI PC Group. you might remember. Even after the AMD acquisition, Bergman remained in his various SVP roles managing graphics operations.
In 2011, Bergman left AMD to become President and CEO of Synaptics. However, in 2019 he was tempted to return to his AMD under the management of Dr. Lisa Su and take up his EVP computing and graphics position at AMD.
AMD certainly needs a shot in the arm of the consumer graphics card business.up to date steam survey shows AMD’s share dropping from 14.9% to 10.8% and Nvidia going on a rampage. Will this turn around in the coming months with Huynh’s enthusiasm and expertise and the arrival of his RDNA 3 graphics card in the mainstream?For the competition, we hope so.