Applied Materials names Gary E. Dickerson as CEO Applied Materials announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Gary E. Dickerson as president and CEO and Michael R. Splinter as executive chairman of the Board of Directors, effective September 1. Dickerson also was elected a member of the Board of Directors, effective at the same time. Dickerson is currently president of Applied Materials and succeeds Splinter who has served as the company's CEO since 2003.
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Applied Materials added to Select List at Stifel Stifel believes that Applied Materials is poised to outperform in 2014, as the firm expects the company to benefit from several catalysts. Among the positive catalysts cited by the firm are share gains in several areas and strong growth in the company's FPD equipment business. Stifel is upbeat on the company's management team and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.