Intel has announced a number of changes to key management, including promoting Brian Krzanich to chief operating officer.
Krzanich will now report directly to CEO Paul Otellini. Krzanich had been vice president and general manager of Manufacturing and Supply Chain and responsible for all aspects of Intel's factories worldwide.
That's a nontrivial position at Intel. In fact, any manufacturing-related management position at Intel--the world's largest chip manufacturer and owner of multiple multibillion dollar chip plants--is deemed critical.
In years past, Krzanich had been responsible for the implementation of new manufacturing process technologies at the company. For instance, … Read more