NVIDIA Appoints Colette Kress as Chief Financial Officer

NVIDIA Appoints Colette Kress as Chief Financial Officer 
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 --   NVIDIA (NASDAQ:
NVDA) today announced that it has named Colette Kress, a 24-year
veteran of the tech industry, as executive vice president and chief
financial officer. 
Kress, age 46, whose appointment takes effect later this month,
reports to Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA's president and chief executive
officer. 
"We have searched extensively for the right candidate and are
thrilled to have Colette join us," said Huang. "She brings fantastic
experience, excellent financial management skills and deep industry
knowledge to NVIDIA. Colette will be a great asset as we work to
extend our global leadership in visual computing, mobile and the
cloud. I want to thank Karen Burns for her truly outstanding work as
interim CFO as we conducted our search."  
Kress most recently served for three years as senior vice president
and chief financial officer at Cisco's Business Technology and
Operations Finance organization. She was responsible for financial
strategy, planning, reporting and business development for all
business segments, engineering and operations.  
Previously, she spent 13 years at Microsoft, including four years as
chief financial officer of the Server and Tools division, and held
senior roles in corporate planning and finance. Prior to that, she
served at Texas Instruments in a variety of finance positions. 
Kress holds a B.Sc. degree in Finance from University of Arizona and
an MBA from Southern Methodist University. 
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