Conexant Loses Director

Newport Beach-based COnexant Systems said today that John W. Marren, a member of its board of directors, has resigned. Marren has been on Conexant's board of directors since February 2004, when he joined the board in conjunction with Conexant's merger with GlobespanVirata. Marren is a partner at private equity firm TPG Capital. According to a statement from Conexant, Marren said he resigned to "focus on my other responsibilities and obligations."