85 Broads — The New York women’s networking group, which was bought by banking powerhouse Sallie Krawcheck in May, named Allyson McDonald as president. McDonald will oversee day-to-day operations of the business and work to develop and execute future plans. She has previously worked at Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investments and New York Life, and more recently has been serving as a consultant on investing and philanthropy. For more coverage, see “Krawcheck’s 85 Broads New Hire Could Lead to Deals.”
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP — The New York-based law firm hired restructuring specialist Craig Bruens. Previously from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he represented debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings, Bruens comes on board as counsel and a member of the business restructuring group.