C&L: Intel names Rattner CTO

Intel named Justin Rattner as CTO. Rattner has been with the company since 1973.

Longtime Nortel executives Brian McFadden and Sue Spradley both left their posts at the company. They served as chief research officer and president of global services and operations, respectively.

Vodafone Group named John Bond as chairman, succeeding Ian MacLaurin, who is retiring from the position. Bond is currently group chairman of HSBC Holdings and a non-executive director of Vodafone.

Venturi appointed wireless industry veteran Bret Sewell as president and CEO. The company also elected former Vodafone and Ericsson executive Tomas Isaksson to its board of directors.

Motia named Skip Hoover as VP of sales and Jim Mravca as its VP of strategic marketing.

Agere Systems appointed Joseph O'Hare as executive VP of total quality.

Verizon Communications named Donald Nicolaisen, former chief accountant of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, to the company's board of directors.

T-Mobile's managing director Brian McBride is leaving the company to run Amazon.co.uk.

One IP Voice named Walt Snider, Robert Harrison and Barry Goldberg as regional vice presidents.

iPass appointed Frank Verdecanna as CFO.

MRV Communications appointed Kevin Rubin as CFO.

Nexus Telocation named Gideon Rossman as VP of business development and

Pac-West Telecomm appointed Reid Cox as VP of business development and investor relations and Sarita Fernandes as VP of marketing.

Alan Needle, CEO of Filtronic's Wireless Infrastructure division, announced his early retirement from the company.

Somera Communications named Julie Schiffer as area sales VP.

TRAQ appointed Wayne DeCesaris as VP of customer care.

Mobile Assets appointed Isaias Medina as master distributor for the Central and South American zone.

Wherify Wireless appointed Wade Fenn to the board of directors.