Conexant Names GM

Newport Beach-based Conexant said Monday that it has named Saleel Awsare as its new Vice President and General Manager for its audio, embedded modem, and fax business. The semiconductor maker said Saleel has over 25 years of experience, and was most recently at Nuvoton, a spinoff of Winbond Electronics. He also served at Winbond Electronics Corporation and information Storage Devices.