Intel Corporation has announced that former President and CEO of HP, Dion J. Weisler has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. In the role, Weisler will serve as an independent director as well as a member of the compensation and finance committees. The appointment of Weisler brings the total number of board members at Intel to ten.
"We are excited to welcome Dion to the board,” said Intel Chairman Omar Ishrak. “He brings a deep understanding of the Intel customer experience and a wealth of technical industry knowledge spanning client, cloud, and network computing. Dion also shares Intel’s strong commitment to corporate responsibility, having championed diversity and inclusion as well as sustainability while leading HP.”
Weisler brings extensive global executive experience to Intel’s board. He most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of HP Inc. from 2015 to 2019. Before that, he held senior executive roles at HP and Lenovo Group, where he was responsible for various global operations. His experience also includes management positions with Telstra Corp, a telecommunications company, and Acer as well as stints on the board of directors at HP, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and BHP.
“Having admired Intel for more than three decades as the company that fueled compute as we know it, I’m honored and excited to join them as they transform to capitalize on new markets fueled by the incredible growth of data and intelligence. Their rich entrepreneurial culture, unique innovation, and scale positions Intel to drive a positive global impact for decades to come,” said Weisler.