AMD has announced that Deng Yuanjun, former deputy president of Nokia Global Group, will join AMD as its senior vice president and president of AMD Greater China, following the resignation of Karen Guo.
Deng will reportedly assume his positions from February 2, 2011, and will be in charge of the implementation of AMD's global strategy in Greater China. Deng will directly report to Dirk Meyer, president and CEO of AMD, and will become a member of the executive team for the development and implementation of AMD's global strategy. His location is in AMD's Beijing office.
Commenting on the joining of Deng, Meyer said that Greater China is one of the most important technology markets in the world and AMD is committed to enhancing its business growth in this area. Deng has over 20 years' working experience in China and he has comprehensive management skills in development, sales, marketing and operation. Under his leadership, AMD Greater China will step into a new development stage.
Before joining AMD, Deng was vice chairman of Nokia (China) Investment Company and chairman of Nokia Telecommunications Limited, where he was responsible for the promotion of various sectors, including government relations, strategic cooperation, business strategy, corporate branding, and sustainable development. During his tenure in Nokia, he led the Chinese sales team for five years and helped the company gain significant growth between 2005 and 2009. Prior to joining Nokia, Deng worked seven years for 3Com. In the early period of his career life, he held several marketing and business positions in Digital Equipment, AST Research, and Apple Computer.