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Joy Weiss joined Blueprint Ventures as an executive-in-residence. Weiss held the CEO positions at Inviso and Esker, a French-based enterprise software company, which she launched and led through an IPO and merger.

Larry Schloss has resigned as global head and chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity, according to an internal memo obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The move is expected to become effective in April.

Richard RÈmillard was named the first executive director of the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Associates (CVCA). RÈmillard was president of RCG, an Ottawa-based management consulting firm specializing in business and policy issues.

Will Wilcoxson has joined Axiom Venture Partners as a general partner. He previously was a GP with Claflin Capital Management, where he specialized in early-stage information technology.

Andy Vollmer was named managing director of the M&A business at KeyBanc Capital Markets. Vollmer spent 11 years in investment banking with McDonald Investments.

Matthias Moser who left private equity firm Terra Firma last month, will resurface in January as a managing director with Fortress Investment Group, where he will focus on German investment opportunities.

Gabriel Li has rejoined San Francisco-based Orchid Asia Management Co. as a managing director focused on Asian investment opportunities. Li worked at Orchid between 1997 and 2000. Since then, he had been a Hong Kong-based managing director with The Carlyle Group.?

Greg Avis, a founding managing partner of Summit Partners, has been elected to the board of directors at The James Irvine Foundation, in San Francisco.