Ruth Cotter

SVP, Worldwide Marketing, Human Resources and Investor Relations at AMD


As senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Human Resources and Investor Relations at AMD, Ruth Cotter’s unique role positively differentiates the company’s People, Strategy and Voice. In addition to overseeing all aspects of these critical corporate functions, she builds distinctive customer experiences, deeper stakeholder relationships and ensures AMD’s inclusive, learning and innovative workplace culture sets it apart from its competition. Cotter brings 20+ years of experience and a proven track record of strong leadership, driven by thoughtful strategy and planning.

Prior to AMD, Cotter spent several years at Trintech Group plc and at CRH plc, one of the world’s largest building materials groups.

Cotter is a recipient of the 2018 Women Worth Watching Award® from Profiles of Diversity Journal, is a 2018 Top 10 Champion of Global Diversity by DiversityGlobal Magazine and a 2018 Silicon Valley 50 Honoree, a recognition for the 50 top Irish and Irish-American leaders in Silicon Valley making a significant impact in the world of technology. She is a member of the Sister Cities International Honorary Board Alumni Association, an organization founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower that aims to promote peace through people-to-people relationships: “Connect Globally. Thrive Locally." Cotter previously served on the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) Board of Directors and was nominated #1 Investor Relations professional for Semiconductor Companies as part of the All-American Executive team rankings by Institutional Investor.

Cotter holds a bachelor's degree in economics and history from University College Cork, Ireland.


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