Lattice Semiconductor has a new President and Chief Executive Officer. CEO. It has tapped Jim Anderson (pictured) from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) where he served as the General Manager and Senior Vice President of the Computing and Graphics Business Group.
Anderson brings to the role over 20 years of broad technology industry experience across many markets, including consumer, enterprise/datacentre, and telecom.
In his role leading AMD’s Computing and Graphics business group since 2015, Anderson drove a strategic and operational transformation that brought disruptive new products to the market and delivered market-leading revenue growth and significant profitability expansion for AMD.
Prior to AMD, he held a broad range of leadership positions spanning general management, engineering, sales, marketing, and strategy at companies including, Intel, Broadcom (formerly, Avago Technologies), and LSI Corporation.
Jeff Richardson, Lattice Chairman of the Board, said, “On behalf of the Board, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Anderson as Lattice’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim brings a strong combination of business and technical leadership with a deep understanding of our target end markets and customers. The transformation he drove of AMD’s Computing and Graphics business over the past few years is just a recent example of his long track record of creating significant shareholder value. We are excited to bring Jim’s proven leadership to Lattice as we accelerate all aspects of the company in order to capture the enormous opportunity that lies ahead.”
Richardson added, “The Board would also like to thank Glen Hawk for his leadership and service to Lattice as COO and then as Interim CEO during the Company’s management transition.”
Hawk has agreed to serve as Special Advisor to the CEO until October 31, 2018, to help ensure a smooth transition before leaving Lattice to pursue other opportunities.