Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Human Resources and Investor Relations
As senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Human Resources and Investor Relations at AMD, Ruth Cotter’s unique role positively differentiates the company’s brand, people and strategy. Cotter brings 20+ years of experience and a proven track record of strong leadership, driven by thoughtful strategy and planning.
Under Cotter’s leadership, AMD’s stock is among the best performing stock on the S&P 500 in 2018 and 2019. She has helped to revitalize the company culture and drive a positive narrative in the press in support of the AMD brand. Cotter’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has dramatically improved company policies, benefits and community engagement. She established AMD’s Multi-Voice culture – an inclusive, learning and innovative workplace culture – that is at the heart of what makes AMD stand out from its competition. This effort has landed AMD on Bloomberg’s 2020 Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s Most JUST Companies.
Ruth is the recipient of the National Diversity Council’s 2020 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech. In 2019, Cotter became an Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) Hall of Fame Inductee, a recognition of the top Irish and Irish-American leaders in Silicon Valley making a significant impact in the world of technology. Ruth is a recipient of the 2018 Women Worth Watching Award® from Profiles of Diversity Journal and is a 2018 Top 10 Champion of Global Diversity by DiversityGlobal Magazine. She is a member of the Sister Cities International Honorary Board Alumni Association, an organization founded by President Eisenhower that aims to promote peace through people-to-people relationships. Ruth 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.