Monday, April 23, 2018

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LLamasoft appoints Razat Gaurav chief executive

LLamasoft has appointed Razat Gaurav as its new chief executive, and member of the board.

FTC commissioner Terrell McSweeny to resign

Terrell McSweeny, who has served as a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) since April 2014, will resign this month says the FTC. 

Marc Rogers joins ScaleFT as chief security officer

Access management platform company ScaleFT has appointed Marc Rogers as chief security officer.

OneLogin appoints Justin Calmus as chief security officer

Unified access management company OneLogin has appointed Justin Calmus as chief security officer.

Accenture appoints Intel group president & chief engineering officer Venkata Murthy Renduchintala to board

Accenture has appointed Venkata Murthy Renduchintala to the company’s board.

Adobe names Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks to its board

Adobe has appointed David Ricks to its board of directors. The addition of Mr. Ricks expands Adobe’s board of directors from 10 to 11 members.

LendingClub appoints Bahman Koohestani as CTO

Online credit marketplace LendingClub has appointed Bahman Koohestani to serve as the company's new chief technology officer. 

Becky Carr joins Avaya as head of global marketing

Becky Carr has joined the company as head of global marketing, and will be responsible for leading a worldwide marketing strategy; said Avaya in a statement.

Tegna hires former Time Inc. CTO to lead IT

Tegna has named Kurt Rao as chief technology officer. Mr. Rao will report directly to president and CEO Dave Lougee.

Mastercard names Singapore Airlines CEO to board

Mastercard  has named Choon Phong Goh as an independent director. Mr. Goh is chief executive officer of Singapore Airlines and a member of its board of directors.

Windows head Terry Myserson leaving; Microsoft forms two new engineering groups

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told employees in a public email that Terry Myerson, head of the Windows and Devices Group and a 21-year Microsoft veteran, is leaving the company. Mr. Nadella also announced the formation of two new engineering groups within Microsoft.

Slync appoints Jim Atwell to board of directors

Slync, an enterprise blockchain platform for the shipping, logistics and supply chain industries, has added Jim Atwell to its board of directors.

Best Buy appoints Richelle Parham to board

Richelle Parham has been appointed to the Best Buy board, said the electronics retail company in a statement.

Madrona Venture Group names Sudip Chakrabarti partner

Madrona has appointed Sudip Chakrabarti as partner on the firm's investment team.

Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO Alexander Nix

The board of Cambridge Analytica has suspended CEO Alexander Nix with immediate effect, pending a full, independent investigation, the company said a statement.