Exclusive: Ana Hunter leaves Samsung for Global Foundries

This has a lot of interesting implications

Global Foundries logoIt looks like Global Foundries just grabbed their biggest name yet by hiring Samsung’s Ana Hunter. I guess this breaks the informal detente between the two foundries, but what will it do to the common platform alliance?

Ana Hunter at Global Founries Linked In page

I guess the rumors are official

A the very least this is a major coup for Global Foundries and will most likely breathe a lot of life in to their business. If they can hire away someone of Ana’s stature it bodes well for customer acquisition too. Keep an eye on this one.S|A

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