Blackstone has appointed John Stecher, formerly Group Chief Technology Officer and Group Chief Innovation Officer at Barclays, as Chief Technology Officer.
Moves & Appointments
Pappas Capital, an investor in early-stage life sciences companies, has appointed Karen LeVert as Venture Partner to help lead the expansion of the firm’s Specialised Fund Management business, with a focus on identifying attractive investment opportunities in agricultural and other related technologies.
Graycliff Partners has appointed Ryan Supple as a Principal of the firm. Supple, former Vice President at HKW, will primarily support the deal sourcing function of Graycliff’s private equity business.
Riverwood Capital, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth, middle-market companies in the technology, technology-enabled, and other related industries, has promoted Harish Belur, Joaquim Lima, and Scott Ransenberg to Partner.
Praesidian Capital, a provider of capital for small and mid-sized businesses, has promoted Bill Johnston from Senior Associate to Vice President.
Global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has hired Anton Chambers as a partner in the firm’s London office.
City law firm McCarthy Denning has appointed Guy Avshalom as its Head of TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms).
After a strong 2019, GP Bullhound has made a number of significant promotions across its Investment Banking, Investment Management, Marketing and Strategy teams.
Private investment firm Baum Capital Partners has promoted four employees, including two to principals of the firm.
Investec Investment Banking & Securities (Investec) has made two new hires to its healthcare team. Jens Lindqvist and Brough Ransom both join from N+1 Singer, where they worked in healthcare sector research and sales respectively.