The departure of AMD’s chief executive came as quite a surprise for many, as Meyer abruptly Meyer deserves some credit for taking the reigns in difficult times and stabilizing the company, something which the board themselves recognized in their statement. AMD might even finally gain some traction just above the netbook segment now that several big-name manufacturers have announced their plans to support the Brazos platform, but it seems like his vision just wasn’t aligned with the company’s board of directors.