b-business partners hires

b-business partners, the European corporate venturing firm, has appointed John Collis as managing director of its London office. Collis is responsible for all investment activity in the UK and he is responsible for the Internet security sector on a pan-European basis.

Collis was previously employed by Internet Capital Group where he was the European managing director. Before that he was employed by Bain & Company for five years.

Collis will be responsible for continuing to build b-business partners investment team in London. See Company Profile of b-business partners this issue.