New achievements in business: November 16

New achievements in education:

» Belmont’s Notre Dame de Namur University appointed Hernan Bucheli as vice president of enrollment management. Bucheli had been assistant vice chancellor at Chapman University.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE » San Francisco juice maker Zola Acai appointed Feliz Maez as CEO and Stephen Buszka as vice president of sales. Maez has worked at RJRNabisco, Del Monte USA and Kraft Foods.

FINANCE

» UBS hired Michael Costa and Chris Godvin as senior sales traders in its San Francisco office. Costa was a senior equity sales trader at Banc of America Securities. Godvin was a senior sales trader at Bear Stearns in San Francisco.

» American’s Growth Capital, a research, trading and investment banking partnership, hired Jeff Harmon as partner and head of West Coast investment banking, to be based in a new Redwood City office. Harmon was a managing director for Freidman, Billings, Ramsey Group.

» John M. Thompson was elected nonexecutive chairman of the board of directors for San Francisco financial services firm MCF Corp., while board member Anthony B. Helfet has resigned his seat. Thompson has chaired several boards of directors.

BIOTECH

» Redwood City-based Genelabs Technologies Inc. appointed Frederick W. Driscoll as chief financial officer. He was chief financial officer at Astraris Inc.

» San Mateo-based Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc. appointed Donald J. Santel to its board of directors. He was co-founder and CEO at CoTherix Inc. until its sale to Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. earlier this year.

REAL ESTATE

» San Francisco-based Liquid Realty Partners hired Krista Jones as a fund controller. Jones was a financial analyst at Credit Suisse and a senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

TECHNOLOGY

» Online automotive auction firm ATC Onlane of Menlo Park appointed Chuck Tapp as vice president of institutional sales and Ed Curry as vice president of dealer sales.

» SRI International, a Menlo Park-based independent research and technology development nonprofit, promoted Eric Pearson to vice president of the Physical Sciences Division. He was director of the Applied Physical Sciences Laboratory.

» Redwood City-based Anagran Inc. appointed Kim Niederman as president and CEO. He was senior vice president of worldwide sales at Polycom Inc.

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