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|Born||David Warren Arthur East
27 October 1961
|Education||Monmouth School, Monmouth|
|Alma mater||Wadham College, Oxford University|
|Title||CEO of Rolls-Royce Holdings|
East joined ARM Holdings plc, the British multinational semiconductor and software design company, in 1994 to establish the company's consulting business, and later became VP of business operations. Within three years he was appointed to the board as chief operating officer. East was appointed CEO of ARM Holdings in October 2001. He retired from ARM on 1 July 2013, with Simon Segars taking over.
East joined the board of Rolls-Royce Holdings as a non-executive director during 2014. On 22 April 2015 it was announced that East would succeed John Rishton as CEO of Rolls-Royce Holdings, when he retires on 2 July.
Honours and awards
East is married with three children, and lives in Cambridgeshire.
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