Nolan Bushnell returns to Atari as a member of the board. Bushnell created Atari in 1972 and later sold the company. Tom Virden, founder of Boatbookings.com, was also named to Atari’s board. He will serve on the audit committee. David Gardner and Phil Harrison have resigned from the board.
ExpressJet Holdings named Thomas M. Hanley president and CEO. Hanley previously served in various executive positions for Wexford Capital.
William J. Amelio and William E. Mitchell have joined the board of directors at National Semiconductor. Amelio is a member of the Daylight Partners Group of investors; Mitchell is the former chairman and CEO of Arrow Electronics.
TIAA-CREF appointed Connie K. Weaver executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer. Weaver was senior vice president, marketing and communications, at The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Nancy Pierce was elected to the board at Zhone Technologies. Pierce currently serves as President and Managing Director of KELD, an investment management and strategic advisory firm.
Michael C. Smiley, CFO of Zebra Technologies, has joined Twin Disc’s board of directors.