AMD has appointed Abhi Talwalkar to its board of directors.

Mr. Talwalkar was president and chief executive officer of LSI from May 2005 until the completion of LSI’s merger with Avago Technologies in May 2014. Prior to LSI, Mr. Talwalkar held a number of management roles at Intel over the course of 12 years, including corporate vice president and co-general manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, and vice president and general manager of the Intel Enterprise Platform Group.

Mr. Talwalkar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University. He previously served as a board member of the Semiconductor Industry Association and LSI, and he was a member of the U.S. delegation for World Semiconductor Council proceedings.

He currently serves on the boards of Lam Research, iRhythm Technologies, and TE Connectivity.

[Image courtesy: AMD]