Christopher Mulshine was named managing director and head of U.S. distribution at private debt manager Alcentra.
It is a newly created position, a spokesman said in an email.
Mr. Mulshine, who is based in New York, began Monday and reports to Daniel Fabian, president and chief operating officer.
He was previously managing director global head of private credit, private capital advisory, at Lazard LLC.
Lazard spokeswoman Judi Mackey could not be immediately reached for further information.
Alcentra, an affiliate of BNY Mellon Investment Management, had $40 billion in assets under management as of July 31.