HGGC has announced the promotions of Hudson D. Smith, Jr. and Neil H. White to the role of managing director, while Farouk J. Hussein and Steven A. Leistner have been promoted to principal. Mr. Smith joined HGGC in 2009 from Bain & Company and is active in the firm's Fund II investments in Serena Software, SSI and Selligent, among others. Mr. White, in addition to investing responsibilities, plays a role in HGGC's IR efforts and supported the firm's recent $1.33 billion Fund II fundraise. Mr. Farouk was hired by HGGC in 2012 from JMI Equity. Mr. Leistner first joined in 2009 and later returned to the firm after graduating from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.