AMD Expresses Commitment To Partners Through COVID-19 Pandemic


AMD might have just shown off their first RDNA2 powered Ray Tracing demo at the DirectX Innovation day it doesn't mean the world is a wonderful place. The effects of COVID-19 are being felt all throughout the world. Gamers who were once excited for upcoming console and graphics card release cycles have now found themselves wondering what tomorrow may bring with supply chains impacted globally. AMD's Dr. Lisa Su has sent out an address to their partners vowing that they will be standing by them doing everything they can do to support their business.

According to Dr. Lisa Su, they will be keeping their own employees' health and safety as their top priority, as solid call from where I stand and will be following local government and public health authorities. She has promised to keep the line of communication open and transparent so not only will their partners be clear on where they stand but so will so many of their fans that are keeping up with the company.  The following is the announcement that was sent out in its entirety.

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To our valued partners,

Like all of you, AMD is working diligently to navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. We are continuously monitoring and assessing the situation and have taken the necessary steps to maintain business continuity while protecting the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities. We remain committed to being a strong and dependable partner to you and your teams as this dynamic situation unfolds.

AMD possesses a world-class global supply chain. Over the last five years we’ve established a track record of excellence in execution and we are well positioned today to continue to execute well through these unprecedented times. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we will continue to make adjustments and mitigate the impact on our global operations. We’re staying very close to you, our partners, to make sure we’re doing all that we can to support the evolving demand environment and your priorities.

We take great pride in the fact that, together with you our partners, we provide technology and products that are needed now more than ever. Today, people are working safely and productively at home on AMD-powered laptops, using services running on AMD-powered servers, and searching for medical breakthroughs on AMD-powered supercomputers. We don’t take this responsibility lightly.

We continue to keep the health and safety of our employees, and those of our partners, as the top priority. We are following guidelines from local government and public health authorities around the world and implementing best practices to keep our operations running effectively.

We will stay focused on delivering on our commitments to you. We will communicate frequently and transparently so that as an ecosystem, we can manage our businesses well. Please do not hesitate to reach out to your local AMD team with any questions or concerns. We’re in this together and are confident in our shared resilience. Thank you for your partnership.


Dr. Lisa Su
President and Chief Executive Officer

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