Intel Announces New Chief People Officer Sandra Rivera

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intel has announced that Sandra Rivera will take on a new role as the
company’s chief
people officer and executive vice president
, reporting to CEO Bob
Swan. She will lead the human resources organization and serve as
steward of Intel’s culture evolution as it transforms to a data-centric

Previously, Rivera was responsible for the Network Platforms Group, and
served as Intel’s 5G executive sponsor.

Sandra is a role model for an Intel that is customer obsessed,
collaborative and fearless while firmly grounded in trust, transparency
and inclusivity. I am thrilled that Sandra will lead this critical part
of our strategy to power a data-centric world,” Swan said. “In a company
driven by deep, technical talent, Sandra is an excellent technical
leader who builds successful businesses by first building great teams. I
am confident Sandra, as chief people officer, will help us accelerate
our transformation and position our Intel team to play a bigger role in
our customers’ success.”

Rivera replaces Matt Smith, who announced his retirement after more than
20 years at the company in a variety of HR and legal leadership
positions, including most recently serving as Intel’s chief human
resources officer.

Our people are our greatest asset and are the fuel by which we extend
our rich history and success of driving technology innovations that
positively impact the world. The culture evolution work that we’re
driving forward is integrally tied to our business transformation. You
can’t have one without the other,” Rivera said.

With Rivera transitioning to her new role, Intel will combine its
network infrastructure organization with its programmable solutions
organization under the leadership of Dan
. The merging of these two business groups allows Intel to
bring maximum value to our customers by delivering unprecedented and
seamless access to Intel’s broad portfolio of products, from Xeon, SoC,
FPGA, eASIC, full custom to software, IP, systems and solutions across
the cloud, enterprise, network, embedded and IoT markets.

About Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), a leader in the semiconductor industry, is shaping
the data-centric future with computing and communications technology
that is the foundation of the world’s innovations. The company’s
engineering expertise is helping address the world’s greatest challenges
as well as helping secure, power and connect billions of devices and the
infrastructure of the smart, connected world – from the cloud to the
network to the edge and everything in between. Find more information
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