By Mike Murphy
The CEO of Intel Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite INTC +0.92% will join executives from Apple Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202934861/composite AAPL +1.27% , Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.19% , Ford Motor Co. /zigman2/quotes/208911460/composite F +0.16% and others at a White House virtual meeting Thursday to address the global chip shortage, Reuters reported Wednesday .
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese will lead the meeting, which was announced last week .
Intel’s Pat Gelsinger plans to attend, according to Reuters; it’s unclear if other CEOs will join him. Representatives from Samsung Electronics Co. /zigman2/quotes/209800866/delayed KR:005930 +0.57% , General Motors Co. /zigman2/quotes/205226835/composite GM -0.0088% , Stellantis NV /zigman2/quotes/204248628/composite STLA -0.28% , Micron Technology Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205710729/composite MU +0.30% , Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. /zigman2/quotes/204359850/composite TSM +0.99% and BMW /zigman2/quotes/202432319/delayed XE:BMW -1.05% are also expected to attend, according to the report.
The meeting will reportedly focus on how to handle the ongoing semiconductor shortage, and how to ease the production bottlenecks.