Tech company Intel Corporation has hired Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. Mr. Yeboah-Amankwah will head the company’s global strategy office, including Intel Capital, collaborating with the executive team to develop and implement growth strategies. His appointment is effective November 1, 2020, and he will report to CEO Bob Swan.
“A profound evolution in computing is opening a much larger opportunity with implications for every aspect of our business,” said Mr. Swan. “Saf has strong experience in strategy and international markets, a deep technical background, and he knows Intel well. He is an excellent addition to our executive team as we work to accelerate our business transformation and culture evolution to create world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on Earth.”
Mr. Yeboah-Amankwah has spent the last 26 years with McKinsey & Company, most recently as senior partner and global head of the Transformation Practice for the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice.
“It’s an exciting time for Intel and the semiconductor industry as computing becomes ever more pervasive and powerful,” said Mr. Yeboah-Amankwah. “There is no company better positioned to take advantage of this expanding opportunity, and I look forward to being part of the Intel team and working with Intel’s customers to help chart a course for long-term growth and success.”