Intel elects board members, Bartz resigns

Chipmaker adds eBay CEO and vice chancellor of UC Berkeley to its board. The company also announces Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, is retiring as a member.

Intel announced two new board members Thursday as Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, resigned from the board.

The chipmaker said Thursday that John J. Donahoe, CEO of eBay, and Frank D. Yeary, vice chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, have been elected to serve on Intel's board of directors.

Concurrently, Intel announced that Carol Bartz, the new CEO of Yahoo, is retiring from the board.

Intel issued the following information about the two newly elected board members:

Donahoe, 48, has served as eBay president and CEO since 2008. He joined eBay in 2005 and oversaw the company's global e-commerce businesses. Prior to joining eBay, Donahoe spent more than 20 years at Bain & Company, a worldwide consulting firm, last serving as CEO. In addition to serving on eBay's board of directors, Donahoe is on the board of trustees of Dartmouth College. He received his bachelor's degree in economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Yeary, 45, is an adviser to the chancellor and his senior staff on strategic and financial issues important to UC Berkeley. Prior to this appointment in 2008, Yeary retired as global head of mergers and acquisitions for Citigroup after nearly 25 years in finance. Yeary received his bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley in economics and history.

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Brooke Crothers writes about mobile computer systems, including laptops, tablets, smartphones: how they define the computing experience and the hardware that makes them tick. He has served as an editor at large at CNET News and a contributing reporter to The New York Times' Bits and Technology sections. His interest in things small began when living in Tokyo in a very small apartment for a very long time.

 

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