GlobalFoundries hires Xilinx exec as marketing VP

August 29, 2012 – GlobalFoundries has appointed Bruce Kleinman as VP of product marketing. Based out of the company’s office in Silicon Valley, he will lead product marketing efforts, working with global customers to develop and define product offerings and customer value propositions.

Kleinman was previously VP of platform marketing at Xilinx, leading product marketing, product planning and technical marketing. He had been at Xilinx in several sales and marketing roles since 2003. Before that he was VP of marketing at Microunity. His background includes positions at Hewlett Packard, Chameleon Systems, Alacritech, and Quicklogic.

"Bruce brings more than 25 years of sales, business development, marketing and engineering experience to GLOBALFOUNDRIES and we’re excited to welcome him to our growing global team," stated Mike Noonen, EVP of worldwide marketing and sales for GlobalFoundries.

Earlier this summer Xilinx and GlobalFoundries copresented in a Solid State Technology Webcast on 3D and 2.5D integration.

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