Llesiant Hires New Execs

Austin-based Llesiant, which develops search technology for businesses, said Thursday that it has hired on three executives. According to the firm, it has hired Lou Celi as President and COO, Kim Larsen as General Counsel and Director of Corporate Development, and Lynn Anderson as CFO. Celi joins from the Economist Intelligence Unit, where he was SVP and Publisher; Larsen was most recently co-CEO and SVP Corporate Strategy at Broadwing, and has also served at Ciena and Corvis; Anderson was also co-CEO and CFO at Broadwing, in addition to serving at Corvis and GE Capital.