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Parfett finds Scentre on departure from Qantas
David Parfett, who helped Qantas form a CVC unit as head of its Innovation and Ventures team, will do the same for Westfield owner Scentre.
Lee lands CFO role at SoftBank Ventures Asia
The former Morgan Stanley executive will help manage funds and limited partners on behalf of SoftBank Ventures Asia's as its new chief financial officer.
Taub takes IQT partner position
Steve Taub, formerly a managing director at corporate venturing unit GE Ventures, has joined In-Q-Tel as a partner.
Williams leaves Shell for NGIF
Shell Ventures investment principal Tyler Williams has joined Natural Gas Innovation Fund as an executive committee member.
Comcast's Yang to hang at Omers
Michael Yang, managing director at Comcast Ventures for nine years, will oversee Omers Ventures’ US-based office as a managing partner.
Von Tobel leaves NM to start Inspired Capital
NM Future Ventures alumni Alexa von Tobel and Mark Batsiyan have launched Inspired Capital, a venture capital firm aiming to raise $200m for its debut fund.
NTT Docomo Ventures calls in Asada
Ken Asada has left his investment director position at Intel Capital to become managing director at NTT Docomo Ventures.
Wuttke walks back to Almirall
Merck GHI managing director Francesca Wuttke has joined Almirall to lead the drug producer's digital transformation efforts.

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Robinson returns to Greenwich BioMedical
Perry Robinson, a managing director at corporate venturing unit GIS Strategic Venture Capital, has rejoined venture firm Greenwich BioMedical Digital Health Ventures.
Rez reaches for Sky investment role
Sky Startup Investments & Partnerships has hired Eva Rez, a former investor at Episode 1 Ventures, to assume an investment manager position.
NabVentures nets Ranjan as CEO
Nabard launched NabVentures last month and has hired former CapAleph Fund director Rajesh Ranjan as to run the unit as chief executive.
Foxconn's McCabe joins Future Family
Jen McCabe, an ex-business development director at Flex who was most recently an investment director at Foxconn, will head business development for Future Family.
Fund in the News: National Grid Partners
NGP's Lisa Lambert has spoken to Global Corporate Venturing about the unit's investment parameters, the need for disruptive investments in the energy sector and the priorities when hiring for a new corporate venturing fund.
Guzel goes to principal role at BMW
Baris Guzel has been promoted to principal at BMW i Ventures, almost two years after joining the unit as a senior associate.

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Fund in the News: National Grid Partners
NGP's Lisa Lambert has spoken to Global Corporate Venturing about the unit's investment parameters, the need for disruptive investments in the energy sector and the priorities when hiring for a new corporate venturing fund.
National Grid charges up $250m investment arm
Energy technology and software-focused National Grid Partners is headed by Lisa Lambert and has two other Intel Capital alumni in its team.
Carbonara joins Citi Ventures
Matthew Carbonara, has left a senior director role at Cisco Investments to join Citi Ventures as a managing director.
Prior pulls away from GM Ventures
Managing director Sherwin Prior is leaving GM's corporate venturing unit after more than seven years to set up his own transport-focused VC fund.
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