New Achievements

Technology

-SignalDemand hired Jimmy Fitzgerald as SVP of services. He was VP of global customer management at Oracle.

-Sony Computer Entertainment America appointed Robert Dyer as SVP, publisher relations; Ian Jackson as VP, sales, and Sally Buchanan as VP, human resources. Dyer was president and COO of Crave Entertainment Group, Jackson was managing director for Sony Computer Entertainment Canada, and Buchanan has been with SCEA since 1994.

Finance

-Hall Capital Partners LLC hired John F. Boneparth as president. Boneparth is founder of Corinthian Cove Consulting and spent 14 years in executivepositions at Putnam Investments.

-Wells Fargo hired Ron Henoud as manager of new customer acquisition for California business banking. He was president of Greater Bay Bankcorp’s Golden Gate Bank.

-Wells Fargo hired Al Cadman as SVP, business banking Peninsula division manager for Palo Alto and Redwood City. He was president of Greater Bay Bank’s SBA division.

-Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. hired Martin Stryker as VP, financial solutions in the employee benefits practice. He has served as COO and CFO at several companies.

-U.S. Trust promoted Kathleen Segal to market trust team leader and hired Lisa Roberts as city executive in San Francisco. Segal was a wealth structuring specialist, Roberts a SVP and regional trust manager for Wells Fargo.

Real Estate

-Jones Lang LaSalle hired Lynda Ward as VP of the strategic consulting team. She was a senior principal at Sun Microsystems in the Sun open work practice.

Wine

-Vintrust hired Derek Bromley as VP of marketing. He was director of sales and marketing for Lynmar Winery in Sebastopol.

Energy

-Pacific Gas and Electric promoted John Conway as SVP and chief nuclear officer. He was interim chief nuclear officer and Diablo Canyon Power Plant site VP.

-PG&E promoted Des Bell to VP of shared services and chief procurement officer. He was VP and utility chief of staff.

Law

DLA Piper hired Bruce W. Jenett as a partner of the firm’s corporate and securities practice group and co-chair of the global life sciences practice. He was co-chair of Heller Ehrman LLP’s life sciences practice.

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