Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) has announced the appointment of Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as chief strategy officer and senior vice president effective on November 1st. He will be responsible for the global strategy office which includes Intel Capital and will work closely with the executive team on development and growth strategies. Yeboah-Amankwah will report directly to CEO Bob Swan.
Yeboah-Amankwah recently was senior partner and global head of the Transformation practice for McKinsey & Company. He was also managing partner for South Africa and head of McKinsey’s TMT and Digital practice for Africa.
“A profound evolution in computing is opening a much larger opportunity with implications for every aspect of our business,” said Swan. “Saf has strong experience in strategy and international markets, a deep technical background, and he knows Intel well. He is an excellent addition to our executive team as we work to accelerate our business transformation and culture evolution to create world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on Earth.”
Yeboah-Amankwah said: “It’s an exciting time for Intel and the semiconductor industry as computing becomes ever more pervasive and powerful. There is no company better positioned to take advantage of this expanding opportunity, and I look forward to being part of the Intel team and working with Intel’s customers to help chart a course for long-term growth and success.”