back to article You're the Swan that I want, you are the Swan I want, ooh ooh ooh: Intel anoints Bob as CEO

Intel on Thursday filled its vacant CEO slot with the appointment of Robert Swan, who has been moonlighting as interim CEO over the past seven months while simultaneously serving as CFO. The vacancy at the top of the chip biz arose when former CEO Brian Krzanich quit last June after code of conduct violations came to light. …

  1. Daedalus Silver badge

    Swan for the ages

    This is a highly cygnificant development, about which one should trumpet and not be mute. It may well be a time for swan upmanship.

  2. Jay Lenovo Silver badge
    Coat

    Ruler for the Ruler

    His success or failure will largely be measured in nano-meters (10 to be precise).

  3. Tromos

    He'd better perform...

    ...else it's 'Swan for the road'

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: He'd better perform...

      ...or it'll be his swansong

  4. 2+2=5 Silver badge
    Joke

    Pipeline

    New chip naming scheme to be announced: Kaby Lake -> Coffee Lake -> Swannee River

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Pipeline

      Swan lake?

  5. rshpount

    Another one bites the dust

    To see how well companies do under CFO management one only need to look at Microsoft. Next thing Intel would be doing is buying something like T-Mobile for cash flow and then closing it, realizing they have no idea how to operate this business.

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