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Information on Brian Krzanich, Intel's new CEO

The Associated Press

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 28, 2007, file photo, Intel Corp. Vice President and General Manager of Assembly and Test Brian Krzanich makes his speech at the start of construction ceremony of the Assembly and Test Facility of Intel's chipset products at Saigon High Tech Park, Ho Chi Minh city, South Vietnam. Intel said Thursday, May 2, 2013, that it has chosen Krzanich, as its new CEO to steer the world's largest chipmaker in a world where PC sales are cratering while smartphones and tablets thrive. (AP Photo/Le Quang Nhat)

Brian Krzanich, a 31-year veteran of Intel, will become the chipmaker's sixth CEO on May 16, replacing Paul Otellini. Here are some biographical details on Krzanich.

NAME: Brian M. Krzanich

CURRENT TITLE: Chief operating officer, Intel Corp.; CEO effective May 16.

AGE: 52

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in chemistry from San Jose State University, 1982.

CAREER: Named chief operating officer in January 2012. Previously held senior leadership positions in manufacturing, holding title of senior vice president for worldwide manufacturing before becoming COO. Joined Intel after college in 1982 as a process engineer in New Mexico.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Serves on boards of portable-energy company Lilliputian and industry trade group Semiconductor Industry Association.