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Andre Boisvert and Michael Everett have joined the board of Emailvision Holdings, which is owned by private equity firm Francisco Partners. Boisvert is the former president and chief operating officer of SAS Institute Inc., and currently serves on the boards of Palamida Corp., River Logic Inc., Clario Analytics Inc. and Webtrends Corp. Everett was most recently the vice president of finance at Cisco Systems. He serves on the board of advisers at Zuora Inc. and as a director at Calix Inc. Emailvision Holdings is a software company specializing in e-mail, mobile and social marketing.

Jon Bourne has joined Gloucester Engineering Co. as territory service manager for EMEA. He joins from Swiss Winding Performance, where he worked for roughly a year. Prior to Swiss Winding, Bourne spent most of his career with GEC and its predecessor companies, where he held positions managing equipment installations, technical support and aftermarket parts and services. Private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners is the majority owner of Gloucester Engineering.

Tim Carlson has joined investment bank Evercore Partners as a senior managing director. Carlson will be based in Houston and will focus on advising companies in the oil and gas industry. Carlson was most recently a managing director in JPMorgan’s global natural resources group.

Dave & Buster’s, which is owned by buyout shop Oak Hill Capital Partners, has named Jonathan Halkyard and Kevin Sheehan to its board of directors. Halkyard is currently senior vice president and chief financial officer of Caesars Entertainment Corp., formerly known as Harrah’s Entertainment. Sheehan is currently the president and chief executive of Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Steven Elms, a managing partner at private equity firm Aisling Capital, has joined the board of publicly traded pharmaceutical company Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. Previously, Elms was a senior member of the Life Sciences Investment Banking Group of Hambrecht & Quist. Pernix Therapeutics is focused on the sales, marketing and development of branded and generic drugs primarily for the pediatric market.

Timothy Fay has joined Danvers, Mass-based Seacoast Capital, a firm targeting the lower mid-market, as a partner in its San Francisco office. Previously, Fay was a managing partner and the co-founder of Cleveland-based Key Principal Partners (whose team has since launched Cyprium Partners).

Former Securities and Exchange Commission senior trial counsel Mark Fickes has joined the law firm BraunHagey in San Francisco. FIckes joins directly from the SEC, where he has spent the last seven years. Prior to the SEC, Fickes worked in private practice at Glynn & Finley and at Wilson Sonsini. Fickes is the fifth attorney to join two-year-old BraunHagey.

Timothy M. George has joined Lazard Ltd‘s financial advisory business. George was previously a founding partner of boutique investment bank Greenhill & Co. and a member of its management committee.

Robert Haile has joined BB&T Capital Markets as a managing director in charge of the food and beverage practice inside the firm’s consumer group. Previously, Haile was a managing director at TCI, a boutique advisory firm in Washington, D.C. He also has held positions at EG Capital Group and Integrated Finance.

Chris Hanna has joined the British buyout firm Electra Partners as an investment partner. Hanna, who joined Sept. 1, joined from Phoenix Equity Partners where his investments included Nationwide Autocentres, NFT, ASCO and Ashtead Technology Rentals.

Michael Hudson was named CFO and EVP of HealthPlan Holdings. He was previously head of care management operations for Aetna. HealthPlan is a Water Street Healthcare Partners‘ portfolio company.

Glen Hutchins, the co-founder and co-CEO of investment firm Silver Lake, and Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren have joined as Class B directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Hutchins also serves on the boards of SunGard Corp., the NASDAQ OMX Group and Mercury Payment Systems. Hutchins is taking over the remainder of Jeffrey Kindler’s term on the board, which expires at the end of 2012. Lundgren is taking over the remainder of Jeffrey Immelt’s term on the board, which expires this December.

Scott Kantor has joined New Jersey-based Advanced Health Media, a portfolio company of Washington, D.C.-based Arlington Capital Partners, as CFO. Most recently, Kantor served as senior vice president and CFO of BackOffice Associates LLC, a provider of data migration and data governance solutions to global companies implementing or running SAP.

David Luse has joined Jefferies & Co. as a managing director in the firm’s financial sponsors investment banking group. He will be based in Los Angeles. Luse was previously with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was a managing director. He most recently spent eight years at BofA in the financial sponsor group covering West Coast buyout firms.

The investment bank MHT Partners has hired a number of professionals ranging from analyst to managing director to its offices in Boston and Dallas. They include: John Mullen, managing director; Taylor Curtis, director; Sanjay Gulati, analyst; Casey O’Grady, analyst, Dallas office; and Ada Lio, analyst, Boston office.

Andrew Richards has joined Barclays Capital as head of the bank’s private equity coverage in Asia Pacific, Reuters reported. Richards, who formerly worked at Morgan Stanley, will be a managing director at Barcap, succeeding Takumi Tanaka, who left the firm earlier this year.

Bruce Sher has joined Tangent Energy Solutions as vice president of business development. Previously, Sher was senior vice president of business development at Viridity Energy, based in Philadelphia. Tangent Energy is based in Kennett Square, Penn., and backed by EnerTech Capital.

Bill Suddath has joined the Boston-based health care investment bank Leerink Swann as a managing director. Suddath will establish and lead the firm’s health care IT and technology-enabled services franchise. Suddath joins Leerink Swann from Robert W. Baird & Co., where he was a managing director.

James Westra is joining Advent International, the Boston-based private equity firm, as a managing director and chief legal officer, advising Advent’s investment teams globally on deal structuring and general legal matters. Previously, Westra was member of the management committee and co-head of the private equity practice group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. At Weil, Joseph J. Basile was named managing partner to succeed Westra.

Michael Wilkins has joined Harris Williams & Co., the Richmond, Va.-headquartered middle market adviser, as its senior tech banker on the West Coast. Wilkins will head the company’s U.S. efforts in Internet and digital media. Prior to joining Harris Williams, Wilkins was a managing director at Sagent Advisors where he co-founded the firm’s technology practice.

Chris Yoon has joined Highland Capital Management, the Dallas-based investment firm, in its Seoul, South Korea, office as director of business development. James Dondero, president and co-founder of Highland, called Korea one of the firm’s top regions targeted for investment in Asia.