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Arthur Rock (72), a board director for Intel since 1968, will stand down from the Corporation on May 19th, when there’s an annual general meeting of the chip giant. He will become an advisor to the board instead. Those standing for re-election will include Craig Barrett (59), appointed CEO last year; John Browne (51), a director since 1997 and group chief executive of BP Amoco, a director of KlineBeecham and a trustee of the British Museum and the Prince of Wales Trust; Winston Chen (57), a director since 1993; Andy Grove (62), a director since 1974 and chairman of the board; James Guzy (63), a director since 1969 and also a director of Cirrus Logic; Gordon Moore (70), a director since 1968; David Pottruck (50), a director since 1998 and co-CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation; Jane Shaw (60), a director since 1993 and CEO of AeroGen Inc; Les Vadasz (62), a director since 1988; David Yoffie (44), a director since 1989; and Charles Young (67), a director since 1974. Rock, who was a NY investment banker, helped Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore to find the funds to set up Intel after the breakup of Fairchild in the 1960s. Rather disappointingly, that makes the combined ages of the Intel board 645 years, according to our count. Now if only one of them was 21 years older... ®

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