28 (Xinhua) — Cisco Systems Inc. announced Monday that AMD Chief Executive Lisa Su will join its board of directors. This will be the first time that Su has served as a director of a company outside the semiconductor industry, and she is also a member of the board of directors of AMD, Analog Devices, the Semiconductor Industry Association of America and the Global Semiconductor Alliance.
The appointment will increase Cisco’s board of directors to 11.
Cisco, a network ingress known for selling switches and routers, is killing the competitive market for computer chips. The company had previously said it was selling web chips to several well-known companies, including Facebook, Microsoft and AT?amp;T.