AMD CEO Lisa Su Denied a Rumor She Wants to Replace IBM CEO

AMD CEO Lisa Su rarely tweets, but she made sure to do so Tuesday morning to shoot down a report that she may be leaving the chip giant as she eyes IBM’s top post.

“Just for the record, zero truth to this rumor,” Su tweeted, replying to a Wcctech report that made the claim. “I love AMD and the best is yet to come.”

Still, it appears the question of IBM’s succession is in the air: Last week, a Morgan Stanley analyst said that Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, is widely seen as the heir apparent to IBM chief exec Ginni Rometty. It’s not clear where the interest in IBM’s line of succession comes from, however, as Rometty hasn’t given any indication of leaving.

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