Blue Ridge Partners — The McLean, Virginia-based consulting firm tapped Art Chivvis and Mark Hardy as managing directors and Jim Ettamarna (pictured) and Marten Leijon as principals. Prior to working at a namesake firm, New York-based Chivvis worked in JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s mergers and acquisitions department as a managing director. He was also a partner with McKinsey & Co., serving U.S. and European clients for 16 years. Hardy, based in Salt Lake City, was previously at Aurora Capital Group as a partner. Ettamarna joins as a vice president of strategy for Staples Inc. in Boston. Before that, he worked at Avery Dennison and McKinsey. Washington-based Leijon was chief executive of financial services firm Mix, and held leadership roles at McKinsey, ABN Amro NV and with European insurer Trygg-Hansa.

BTIG LLC — The New York financial services firm and investment bank has added Peter Saleh as a managing director. He joins BTIG from Telsey Advisory Group, where he covered the restaurant sector. Earlier in his career, Saleh worked as an associate at Nollenberger Capital Partners, covering footwear and apparel manufacturers. Previously, he worked for Cohen Specialists as an equity specialist on the American Stock Exchange.

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