Intel (INTC) Names Saf Yeboah-Amankwah As SVP And Chief Strategy Officer

By Amit Chowdhry ● September 23, 2020
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) recently announced it has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as SVP and chief strategy officer

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) recently announced it has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as SVP and chief strategy officer, effective November 1. Yeboah-Amankwah is going to be responsible for the Global Strategy Office, including Intel Capital and will work with the executive team on developing and driving growth-oriented strategies. And Yeboah-Amankwah will report to CEO Bob Swan.

Yeboah-Amankwah is joining Intel from McKinsey & Company where he was most recently a senior partner and global head of the Transformation Practice for the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice, based in Washington, D.C. And he is also the global lead of Client Capabilities for the TMT practice. Previously he worked as managing partner for South Africa and head of McKinsey’s TMT and Digital practice for Africa, among other roles.

Prior to starting his career, Yeboah-Amankwah received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. And he is a former board member of the United Negro College Fund.

KEY QUOTES:

“A profound evolution in computing is opening a much larger opportunity with implications for every aspect of our business. 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.”

— Intel CEO Bob Swan

“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.”

— Saf Yeboah-Amankwah