Interregnum, the technology merchant bank, has appointed John Scarisbrick and Steve Lewis to its advisory board. The board, chaired by John Forrest CBE, provides market and deal origination support to the company.
Scarisbrick worked for 25 years at Texas Instruments in a variety of roles, including senior vice president and president of TI Europe. He is currently non-executive director of ARM Holdings plc and Cambridge Silicon Radio plc. He sits on the board of three private companies in the technology/telecoms sector; SonIM Inc, Intrinsity Inc and UbiNetics Ltd.
He is also chairman of Cambridge Positioning Systems Ltd.
Lewis was, until May 2004, Microsoft’s general manager of market development, where he was responsible for driving industry adoption of the Microsoft platform and .NET.
Prior to Microsoft, he served as general manager of the messaging and collaboration division of IBM’s Lotus Development Corporation, having previously held key executive positions in business development, product strategy, engineering and sales.
Interregnum’s corporate finance director, Martin Peck, has resigned from the board. He will become a consultant to the company and will advise on transactions where appropriate.