Intel’s IoT, PC management execs depart

Kirk Skaugen, the senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group in Hillsboro, and Doug Davis, the senior vice president and general manager of Internet of Things Group in Arizona, announced their departure from the chipmaker giant.

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And a newly installed top executive suggested to employees more changes may be on the way as the world’s largest chipmaker strives to remake its business amid continued declines in PC sales.

“Our marketplace is highly dynamic and so are the needs of our customers,” wrote Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala, whom Intel hired away from wireless chipmaker Qualcomm last fall, in a note to employees.

Now president of a broad new Intel business unit called CISA (the “Client and Internet of Things Businesses and Systems Architecture Group”), Renduchintala is in charge of some of Intel’s biggest businesses – and both of the executives who are now on their way out.

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Intel also landed a 10-episode reality TV series on TBS called America’s Greatest Makers set to air Tuesday, according to the Register Guard.