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June 30, 2017
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Appointment of Director
On June 30, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (the “Company”) voted to increase the size of the Board from eight directors to nine directors and appointed Mr. Abhi Talwalkar as a director to the Board to fill the resulting vacancy. The Board has determined that Mr. Talwalkar qualifies as an independent director for purposes of the rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market as well as applicable rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).  In addition, Mr. Talwalkar was appointed to the Compensation and Leadership Resources and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of the Board.
Mr. Talwalkar will receive compensation based on the same policies as the Company’s other non-employee directors, which are described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed on March 8, 2017 (the “Proxy Statement”) with the SEC. On June 30, 2017, Mr. Talwalkar was granted 15,301 restricted stock units. The grant becomes fully vested and exercisable on the one-year anniversary of the grant date.
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Talwalkar’s appointment to the Board of the Company is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Named Executive Officer Base Salary Increases
On June 30, 2017, the Compensation and Leadership Resources Committee of the Board approved the following annual base salary increases for the following named executive officers (as set forth in the Company’s most recent Proxy Statement filed with the SEC), effective July 1, 2017:
Name and Title
2016 Annual Salary
2017 Annual Salary
Devinder Kumar, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
James R. Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group
Mark D. Papermaster, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology and Engineering


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.

Exhibit No.        Description

Press release dated July 3, 2017.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: July 3, 2017

/s/ Harry A. Wolin
Harry A. Wolin
Senior Vice President and General Counsel