AMD names Devinder Kumar CFO

by CXOtoday News Desk    Jan 04, 2013

AMD

AMD today announced that Devinder Kumar has taken over as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 2.

Kumar is responsible for the company’s global finance organization as well as global corporate services and facilities.

Kumar joined AMD in 1984 as a financial analyst. He spent 10 years in Asia as financial controller for AMD Penang and group finance director for AMD’s Manufacturing Services Group across Singapore, Thailand, China and Malaysia.

Starting in 1998, Kumar assumed several corporate roles including leadership positions in Corporate Accounting and Corporate Finance. He was appointed corporate controller in 2001. He also served as AMD’s assistant treasurer and treasurer between 2007 and 2010 and was most recently senior vice president, corporate controller and interim CFO before being appointed chief financial officer in January, 2013.

Kumar has a bachelor’s degree in ecology from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, a master’s degree in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MBA in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.