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Intel Names Five New Fellows

Intel Thursday says it is giving five individuals the company's highest technical position: Intel Fellow.

The list includes Eivind Johansen, Devadas Pillai, Peter Silverman, Seckin Unlu and Jean-Marc Verdiell.

Intel Fellows provide strategic technical guidance to the company and represent Intel on various industry technical panels. Among the five Fellows named, two come from companies Intel had acquired as part of its strategy to grow its communications business. There are 41 Intel Fellows worldwide.

Johansen, 50, is director of Optical Electronics Technology in Intel's Optical Products Group.

Pillai, 44, is director of Operational Decision Support Technology in Intel's Technology Manufacturing Engineering division.

Silverman, 56, is director of Lithography Capital Equipment Development in Intel's Technology Manufacturing Engineering division.

Unlu, 47, is director of Systems Performance in Intel's Software and Solutions Group.

Verdiell, 37, is director of Optical Technology in Intel's Optical Products Group.

Silverman, Unlu and Verdiell hold technological patents.