Daniel Johnson was named managing director at Fiderion, an executive recruiting firm, confirmed spokeswoman Charlotte Luer. The position is new. He will specialize in the asset management industry, covering both the traditional and alternative investment markets. Mr. Johnson was an associate at New York-based executive search firm Jamesbeck Global Partners. Ashton McFadden, managing director at Jamesbeck, was not immediately available to provide details on Mr. Johnsons replacement.