VC-backed Metamarkets adds Payne to board

Metamarkets, a provider of programmatic marketing analytics, has named Jim Payne to its board of directors. Payne is the founder and former CEO of MoPub, a mobile ad exchange that was acquired by Twitter. Metamarkets is backed by Data Collective, Khosla Ventures, Village Ventures, IA Ventures and True Ventures.

Fossati joins Sycamore Partners

Paul Fossati has joined Sycamore Partners as a managing director. Fossati will serve as Director of Capital Markets and will be responsible for all financings for new investments and for the firm’s portfolio companies. He was previously a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in its Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Group.


Thoma Bravo recruits Mock for capital markets director

Thoma Bravo has appointed Erwin Mock as director of capital markets. For this newly created position, Mock will be based at the firm’s San Francisco office. Previously, Mock worked at UBS Investment Bank where he served as a managing director.

VC-backed Compliance Science appoints Eisner to board of directors

Compliance Science, which is backed by Edison Partners, has added David Eisner to its board of directors. The appointment became effective February 5, 2015. Eisner was the founder and CEO of Based in New York City, Compliance Science is a provider of governance, risk management and compliance solutions for the financial services sector.

VC-backed OpenGov hires Peiris as CMO

Redwood City, California-based OpenGov, a provider of financial transparency solutions for state and local governments, has named Mini Peiris as chief marketing officer. Previously, Peiris worked at NetSuite Inc where she served as vice president of global marketing. OpenGov is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8 and Thrive Capital.

Mutafchieva joins Palamon Capital Partners

Palamon Capital Partners said Monday it named Mina Mutafchieva an Associate Principal. Mutafchieva was previously with McKinsey & Company where she was an Engagement Manager in the firm’s Antwerp office.


PIMCO promotes five to MD

PIMCO has promoted Dr. Richard Clarida, David Fisher, Richard LeBrun, John W. Murray and Kimberley Stafford to managing directors. PIMCO, which is owned by Allianz S.E., is an investment management firm with offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

iCapital Network names Grove as CMO and SVP

Online private equity platform iCapital Network has appointed Hannah Shaw Grove as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. She is a founder of Private Wealth magazine and has held leadership roles at a number of companies that include Merrill Lynch & Co, Prudential and Fidelity Investments.

Ivanhoe Mines appoints venture fund co-founder Mahler to board

Vancouver-based mineral exploration and development company Ivanhoe Mines has named Livia Mahler to its board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately. Mahler is president and CEO of Computational Geosciences Inc and co-founder of Greenstone Venture Partners.

NuSil Technology names Waaser CEO

NuSil Technology LLC, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, said Wednesday that it named Ernest Waaser as its CEO. He takes over from NuSil’s co-founder and CEO, Dick Compton, who is retiring as CEO, but will continue to serve as Chairman of the NuSil Board of Directors. Most recently, Waaser was an Operating Partner at Linden Capital Partners. Carpinteria, California-based NuSil supplies medical and space-grade silicones.


PE-owned Innotrac appoints new CEO

Innotrac, a portfolio company of Sterling Partners, has named Ramesh Srinivasan as CEO. Based near Atlanta, Innotrac Corp. is a provider of ecommece solutions and services to digital retailers.

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