People 11-12-01

• John Doyle has been named president of Ascension Health Ventures LLC, the newly formed strategic venture arm of Ascension Health in St. Louis. Ascension Health Ventures was formed to scout investments in the health-care and health-care delivery sectors for its parent, a Catholic not-for-profit health-care system. Although the fund hasn’t yet held a final close, it began making investments this fall. Doyle is also the parent company’s senior vice president of strategic business development and innovation.

• Stephen Terry has joined Battery Ventures‘ San Mateo, Calif., office as a venture partner. He is charged with counseling communications equipment, services and software portfolio companies in raising additional funds, negotiating their financing terms and making introductions to investment banks. Terry hails from Credit Suisse First Boston’s Palo Alto, Calif.-based technology group, where he was an investment banking director responsible for managing the firm’s communications software practice.