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PC, Mobile Groups To Merge

PC, Mobile Groups To Merge

The reorganisation comes as Intel faces pressure to step up its penetration in the mobile market, a Wall Street Journal report noted.

Under the structure – scheduled to take effect early in 2015 – Kirk Skaugen, a senior vice president who now oversees the PC-client group will head a new unit dubbed the client-computing group.

The move follows a  major downturn at the mobile and communications group, which posted a $1 billion operating loss in Q3, while revenue shrank to just US$1 million from $353 million. 

Skaugen’s PC-client group, by contrast, reported operating profit of $4.12 billion with revenue growing 9 percent to $9.19 billion