Sean Liu, previously investment director for SoftBank Investment Advisers where he led China-based initiatives on behalf of its Vision Fund, has joined Legalist.
After a two year stint with Allied Minds, Simon Davidson has moved back to In-Q-Tel as a managing partner.
The petroleum producer plans to invest $350m in a newly formed unit called Petronas Corporate Venture Capital that will follow a separate $250m fund in July.
SAP has given Ram Jambunathan, already managing director for SAP.iO, the position of head of corporate strategy.
İskender Dirik has taken on a managing director role at Samsung Next following corporate venturing stints at Bauer Media and Microsoft.
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America has hired Steve Agirman as director of new ventures after four years of corporate venturing at Schneider Electric.
Newly formed corporate venturing unit Marubeni Ventures has hired Hiroki Eda, formerly of DG Incubation, as managing director.
Meghan Sharp, number two on this year's GCV Rising Stars list, is taking the COO role at Beyond Limits, leaving investor BP Ventures to do so.