April 30, 2003 – Santa Clara, CA – Intel Corp. said that Jason Chun Shen Chen has been named VP and co-director, sales and marketing group, responsible for all Intel sales operations worldwide. Chen replaces Michael Splinter, executive VP, who is leaving Intel to become CEO of Applied Materials Inc.
Chen, 41, most recently served as VP, sales and marketing group, and co-GM, Asia Pacific Operations. In this role, he was responsible for all sales, marketing and enabling of Intel products in the company’s largest and fastest-growing sales region, which accounted for 38% of Intel’s revenues in 2002.
Splinter is leaving Intel after an 18-year career in technology and manufacturing management, as well as in his worldwide sales role.