AMD Appoints Peter Chambers as Australia and New Zealand Country Manager
SYDNEY, Australia — July 10, 2012 — AMD today announced that National Retail Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand Peter Chambers has been appointed AMD’s Australia and New Zealand country manager. In his new role, Chambers now reports to Nick Lazaridis, AMD corporate vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific and Japan.
Brian Slattery, most recently AMD’s country manager for Australia and New Zealand, has been promoted to the role of APJ consumer & MNC sales manager and will be based in Singapore.
“I’m excited at the opportunity provided by this new role,” said Chambers. “AMD’s main goal is to work as closely as possible with our customers and business partners to help them win. At AMD, we believe that when our customers win, we win. I look forward to reaching new heights of shared success in the region.”
Chambers added, “The recent launch of our second-generation Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) will help continue building on our regional retail channel sales momentum. We are excited to introduce a new range of APUs for the mainstream and ultrathin notebook markets, where AMD-based computers provide consumers with an uncompromised visual experience and long battery life.”
Prior to his tenure at AMD, Chambers held sales leadership and management positions at Fuji Xerox Printers as national distribution and volume manager, and at Lexmark as national retail sales manager.
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