Andrew McLean has been appointed as New Zealand and Australia managing director.
McLean will lead the local team, ensuring Intel plays a key role in the ongoing technology transformation businesses are currently investing in.
He will focus on growing Intel's business and positioning the company as the leading solutions provider foundation of a data-centric Australia and New Zealand.
He will report to Intel sales, marketing and communications group vice president and Asia Territory managing director Alexis Crowell.
"I'm delighted to be returning to Intel at what is a time of transformation and growth for the company," McLean says.
"Our customers are transforming, the local technology sector is booming, and our range of solutions is growing.
"We're committed to delivering a new era of innovation and technology leadership for both businesses and consumers across Australia and New Zealand."
McLean originally joined Intel in 1997 and spent 18 years with the company, holding several leadership roles in both sales and marketing, including more than three years as ANZ sales director.
More recently, McLean was Nearmap enterprise director, a world-leading provider of geospatial content-as-a-service and SaaS solutions for business and government customers.
He has also held leadership roles with technology vendors, consultants and channel organisations in Australia and the UK, including HP, IBM, ClearPath, Applied Micro Systems, and CPU Omnilogic.
McLean holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Western Sydney University.