Taiwanese American AMD CEO named to Bloomberg 50

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Taiwan News
Date: 2019/12/05
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese American business executive and engineer Lisa Su (蘇姿豐),

AMD CEO Lisa Su. (AP photo)\

who is now the CEO and president of California-based Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), has been named to this year's Bloomberg 50 for her role in shaping the global business landscape over the past year.

Bloomberg Businessweek on Wednesday (Dec. 5) revealed an unranked list of the Bloomberg 50 representing the 50 most influential leaders in finance, fashion, technology, and trade in 2019. Among them is Tainan-born American Lisa Su.

Su moved to the U.S. with her family at the age of three and received a doctorate in electrical engineering from MIT at 24.

In 2014, she took the helm of the U.S.-based global processor firm AMD, which under her leadership has secured orders from global tech giants Google and Microsoft, outshining AMD's longtime rival Intel. AMD's stock price shot up 84 percent in 2019.    [FULL  STORY]

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