Ruth Cotter

CHRO and Senior Vice President of HR AMD

Photograph of Ruth Cotter  Ruth Cotter is the CHRO and senior vice president of human resources, corporate communications and investor relations at Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD).  Her responsibilities include leading AMD’s people, voice and strategy pillars coupled with fostering global relationships with the media, industry analysts and Wall Street.  Ruth joined AMD in 2002.  She also served as AMD’s assistant treasurer from 2007 to 2010.

Ruth has over 20 years of industry experience.  Prior to joining AMD, Ruth’s expertise spanned several years in Ireland at CRH plc, one of the worlds largest building materials groups.  Following that, she spent a number of years at Trintech Group plc, a leading provider of transaction risk management solutions co-headquartered in Ireland and the USA.  In addition, Ruth has many years of public relations experience in the public, banking and consumer industries.

Ruth serves on the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) Board of Directors and the San Jose Sister City Program Board of Directors.  Ruth was co-Chairperson of NIRI’s Annual Conference, nominated as a “Woman Worth Watching” by the Diversity Journal in September 2014, featured in a RTE Television series “Better off Abroad” in October 2015 and was recipient of the “Silicon Valley 50” Award in March 2016.

Ruth holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and History from University College Cork, Ireland.