AMP Capital has appointed Ric Gordon as head of asset management, Americas, for its infrastructure equity business.
In the newly-created role, he had a dual reporting line to David Rees, global co-head of asset management in London, and Simon Ellis, head of Americas, infrastructure equity, who would be based alongside Gordon in New York.
He joined from Macquarie Capital where he had led the asset management for the Americas, Europe and Asia since 2013.
He had 15 years’ experience in private markets asset management specialising on due diligence of investment opportunities, managing post-acquisition integration and working with senior management to drive turnaround and performance improvement programs.
“We have just added cloud and data center service provider Expedient to our portfolio, our largest Americas deal to date,” Ellis said.
“As we continue to increase our presence in the US, securing someone of Ric’s calibre to lead our asset management in this key region is hugely positive for our business.”