Mike Rayfield, vice president and general Manager, Radeon Technology Group (RTG), AMD, will be leaving his position at the company. Announcement of Rayfield’s departure comes less than a year after he and another colleague, David Wang, were brought on to replace Raja Koduri, who had joined Intel shortly after leaving his position at RTG.
AMD confirmed that Rayfield’s departure is due to his decision to retire and “spend more time with his family and pursue his personal passions”. With Rayfield stepping down, Wang will act as RTG’s interim leader until RTG finalises its search for a new business leader.
Before joining RTG, Rayfield was the leader of NVIDIA’s Tegra unit, and before that was Micron’s mobile storage business unit. Prior to joining RTG, Wang himself had worked as a GPU engineer for ATI (and then AMD) from the year 2000 to 2012. Before becoming the senior vice president of engineering at RTG with Rayfield.