Intel's (INTC) next CEO will likely be an internal hire, says current chief Paul Otellini. "Even...

Intel's (INTC) next CEO will likely be an internal hire, says current chief Paul Otellini. "Even if you brought in Mr. or Ms. Perfect, that person is going to take two years to figure out the culture ... In this environment, why take the risk?" Some think "this environment" is exactly why Intel needs fresh blood. If Intel opts for an existing employee, it could turn to one of several candidates (I, II), including its COO, CFO, and the heads of its software, PC CPU, and server CPU units.
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  • Ashraf Eassa
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    5 Dec 2012, 07:38 PM Reply Like
  • briandp32
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    Agreed. The sky is not falling, as some would have you believe.
    5 Dec 2012, 08:11 PM Reply Like
  • Skippy09
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    Great, they can promote one of their resident geniuses.
    5 Dec 2012, 08:36 PM Reply Like
  • txbadonetoo
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    I'd be happy if Mike Splinter came back - he understands the culture.
    5 Dec 2012, 09:55 PM Reply Like
  • liu14177
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    Galsinger's awesome when he was around. It's ashame Sean Maloney had the stroke, he was lined up to be a great successor.
    6 Dec 2012, 09:35 AM Reply Like
  • casselp_2000
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    Intel is a very large and deep industry leader with an attendant management staff to choose from. An internal hire is likely, so let us believe in a protracted, careful selection process.
    7 Dec 2012, 02:49 PM Reply Like
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