Dr. Patrick F.Cadigan has been named chairman of the board for Technology Marketing Inc. of Irvine, replacing George H. Wells, who has retired from the position.
Wells, one of the founders of the computer company, was president and chief executive officer since the company's inception in 1969, except for two years as vice chairman and one year as chairman of the board. He remains a director.
Cadigan, a private investor and business consultant, became a director of TMI in 1987. He had been president and chief executive officer of EECO, in Santa Ana, until his resignation in 1984.