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Intel hires HPE exec to head its Data Center and AI Group

Intel has appointed Justin Hotard as its new EVP and GM of its Data Center and AI Group. 

Starting in February, Hotard (pictured) will replace Sandra Rivera, who is now CEO of Intel's Programmable Solutions Group. 

His previous experience includes leading roles at HPE's High-Performance Computing and AI division, and prior positions at NCR, Symbol Technologies, and Motorola. 

Hotard's main focus at Intel will be managing data center products, including its Xeon processors and GPUs, and will focus on advancing Intel's AI initiatives.

He will report to Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, who said said: “Justin is a proven leader with a customer-first mindset and has an impressive track record in driving growth and innovation in the data center and AI.

“Justin is committed to our vision to create world-changing technologies and passionate about the critical role Intel will play in empowering our customers for decades to come.”