Madison, Wis., Mayor Paul Soglin announced that Mahanth Joishy has been hired as the city’s fleet superintendent. Joishy has worked for nearly 16 years in New York City government as a fleet and operations professional. He helped create the city’s Parks Field Operations Manual and launched the NYC Parks Greeter Corps volunteer program. Since 2012, he has overseen the safety program for the New York City-owned fleet of 30,000 vehicles. Joishy is a graduate of Georgetown University and Queens College.

Manju Sunny Thomas of Westerleigh, a court attorney in Brooklyn and a former supervisor at the Administration for Children's Services on Staten Island, has been installed as president of the Staten Island Women's Bar Association. Thomas is a graduate of St. John's University in Queens. She earned a law degree from Hofstra University School of Law on Long Island.

Cigniti Technologies, a global independent software testing services company, announced that it has appointed R.K. Agarwal, Phaneesh Murthy and Nooraine Fazal to its board. Murthy has been serving as a non-executive director of Cigniti Technologies Inc. USA since January. His previous roles include CEO and president of iGate Corporation and worldwide head of sales and marketing, head of communications and product solutions group at Infosys. Agarwal has been a partner with S.R. Batliboi & Co. since 1978 and was the managing partner of the firm at the time of his retirement in June 2013. Fazal has a master of science degree in management from Boston University and has worked with IBM and Reuters for a period of 10 years in a front-line and managerial capacity.

Ocugen Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for sight-threatening diseases, named Dr. Rasappa Arumugham, Manish Potti and Dr. Suha Taspolatoglu to its team. Arumugham was named VP of research and development while Potti and Taspolatoglu were named to the board of directors. Arumugham previously served as the head of microbial analytics at Merck’s Manufacturing Division. Potti is co-founder and president of Innogenix Pharma. Taspolatoglu is the CEO of the 105 years old Abdi Ibrahim Ilac Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.

Infogain, a provider of technology solutions and services, announced the appointment of Vinay Rawat as chief revenue officer, reporting to CEO Sunil Bhatia. He will focus on achieving and exceeding Infogain’s short- and long-term revenue and profitability goals. Rawat joins Infogain after a long and successful career at Wipro Technologies, most recently as senior VP and global head of network equipment and consumer electronics. Rawat is a graduate from Malaviya National Institute of Technology.

Egon Zehnder, a global executive search and leadership advisory services company, announced that Vishal Dhanuka has joined the Dallas office as a leader in the firm's global technology and digital practice. He will also be active in the board consulting and CIO practices. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder Dhanuka was VP and global head of customer innovation and strategy at Hortonworks. He has also worked at SAP, A.T. Kearney and American Airlines, among others. He is a graduate of the University of Mumbai, the University of North Texas and the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin.

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