Applied Materials Says Gary Dickerson Replaces Splinter as CEO

Applied Materials Inc. said that Gary Dickerson is replacing Michael Splinter as chief executive officer.

Dickerson will become president and CEO on Sept. 1, and Splinter will assume the role of executive chairman, the Santa Clara, California-based company said today in a statement.

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