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C-suite shuffle: Synaptics taps former Finisar, Broadcom exec as its new CEO, while former chief exec heads to AMD

Aug 05, 2019 - Silicon Valley Business News
Board and Executive Moves

San Jose-based Synaptics Inc. on Monday named Michael Hurlston, the former chief executive of Finisar Corp., as its new CEO.

He fills the vacancy left when Richard Bergman abruptly resigned as Synaptics CEO in March amid disappointing earnings results.

Bergman, meanwhile, is joining the leadership team at Sunnyvale-based chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, where he'll oversee the company's high-performance PC, gaming and semi-custom businesses, AMD also said on Monday.

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