Harry Wolin was Promoted to General Counsel at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Date of management change: June 01, 2003 

What Happened?

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (www.amd.com ) promoted Harry Wolin as General Counsel


About the Company

For nearly 50 years, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies ― the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play.


About the Person

Harry A. Wolin is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for AMD. In this role, Wolin has responsibility for the corporation’s worldwide legal matters, corporate investigations and public affairs, including government relations, community relations and corporate responsibility. Wolin has played a lead role in some of AMD’s most significant legal and transactional proceedings, including the IBM/AMD process technology alliance, the acquisition of ATI, and the 2009 settlement of all antitrust and intellectual property disputes with Intel Corporation. Prior to becoming General Counsel in 2003, Wolin managed AMD’s Technology Law Department and was responsible for intellectual property matters as Vice President, Intellectual Property. Before he joined AMD in 2000, Wolin spent twelve years at Motorola, where his last role was Vice President and Director of Legal Affairs for the Semiconductor Products Sector. Wolin received the 2008 Magna Stella award for innovative management from the Texas General Counsel Forum. He is a member of the State Bars of Arizona and Texas and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Wolin holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Arizona and a law degree from Arizona State University. Wolin serves on the Board of Governors of Lifeworks, the largest nonprofit organization in Austin.


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