VC-backed FinAnalytica adds Rüegg to board of directors

FinAnalytica Inc, a provider of multi-asset class market risk management and portfolio construction solutions for the buy-side, has named Dr. Marcel Rüegg to its board of directors. Previously, Rüegg worked at JPMorgan where he served as head of Zurich private banking. FinAnalytica is backed by New Europe Venture Equity.


NYLIM appoints Hung as CEO

New York Life Investment Management LLC, an asset management subsidiary of New York Life, has named Yie-Hsin Hung as CEO. Hung is succeeding Drew Lawton who is retiring the end of the year. Previously, Hung was co-president of NYLIM.


PE-backed EPIC adds to team with new hire

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, which is backed by The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital, has hired Myesha Lamison as director of benefits technology. Previously, Lamison worked at Zenefits where she served as a benefits program manager. Based in San Francisco, Edgewood Partners Insurance Center is a provider of retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance.


VC-backed ClearStory Data hires Yahoo’s Howes as CTO

Menlo Park, California-based data intelligence solutions provider ClearStory Data has named Dr. Timothy A. Howes as its chief technology officer. Previously, Howes worked at Yahoo where he served as vice president of engineering. ClearStory Data is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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Alcatel-Lucent PE official Anderson to join TIFF

Chris Anderson, senior manager of private equity at Alcatel-Lucent Investment Management Corp, is leaving the company to take on a private equity role at The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF), according to a spokeswoman at TIFF and a “friends and family” email from Anderson.


Dropbox employee Fushman joins Index

Index Ventures has named Ilya Fushman a general partner. Fushman, who was head of product, business and mobile at the file storage company, was one of the first 75 employees at Dropbox, which is a portfolio company of Index. He had been with Dropbox since 2011.

Cagnoni named MPM Capital managing director

MPM Capital said Wednesday it named Pablo Cagnoni, M.D., a Managing Director. Cagnoni is the former President of Onyx Pharmaceuticals. He is also co-founder of MPM portfolio company, Vesuvius, where he is taking on the role of President and CEO.


David Lee leaves SV Angel

David Lee has left SV Angel, the seed fund he joined eight years ago and ran alongside angel Ron Conway. No explanation for the departure was readily available.

VC-backed Receivables Exchange appoints Toffey as CEO

New York City-based Receivables Exchange, an electronic marketplace that sells accounts receivable, has hired James W. Toffey as CEO. Previously, Toffey worked at GFI. Receivables Exchange is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Prism VentureWorks and StarVest Partners.

VC-backed VideoAmp recruits Prasad to be chief business officer

Santa Monica, California-based video advertising company VideoAmp has named Jay Prasad as its first chief business officer. Previously, Prasad worked at TubeMogul, where he served as the vice president of global business development. VideoAmp is backed by Anthem Venture Partners, Simon Equity Partners, Third Wave Capital, Wavemaker Partners and ZenShin Capital.


OpenView Venture Partners beefs up team with three hires

Boston-based venture firm OpenView Venture Partners has expanded its team with three new additions. The company has named Kelsey Heavey as analyst, Allie Letourneau as senior accountant and Gail Axelrod as PR and community maager. Previously, Heavey worked at Fiksu; Letourneau was at PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Axelrod worked at BetterCloud.

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