Intel Corp. announced a number of executive promotions and moves today, including the promotions of Brian Krzanich to chief operating officer and Dadi Perlmutter to chief product officer, both of whom report directly to president and CEO Paul Otellini.

The catalyst for the changes is the previously announce move of Andy Bryant from vice chairman of the board to full-time executive chairman, which will be formalized at the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting in May.

Krzanich had previously been a senior vice president in charge of Intel’s worldwide manufacturing. In his new role, Krzanich will continue to oversee manufacturing but now will also take on responsibility for internal IT and human resources, functions that previously reported into Bryant.

Perlmutter’s promotion is in recognition of his work in developing the Intel Architecture product portfolio, the company said. He will continue to lead the Intel Architecture Group.

Two other executives who previously reported to Bryant will now report to Otellini: Stacy Smith, senior vice president and chief financial officer; and Bill Holt, senior vice president and head of Technology Development.

Other changes are detailed in the company’s press release.

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