Nigel Woodward, for many years the public face of Sun's global capital markets business, has been recruited by Intel to head up the chipmaker's financial services strategy.
As the worldwide manager for Sun's capial markets and securities business, Woodward helped shape Sun's strategy and positioning in the marketplace.
At Intel, Woodward occupies the retail and investment banking strategic lead in Europe. Operating out of the firm's London office, he will also be responsible for managing the firm's world wide financial services strategy.
Woodward started his career in 1979 in the international division of Midland Bank, working in a number of areas including correspondent banking, trade and corporate finance. In the mid 1980s, he crossed over to the IT industry where he has held business development roles for a number of the leading technology vendors, including GE, Reuters, Digital Equipment, and Informix before arriving at Sun Microsystems.