Frederic Gautier was named portfolio manager of European equities at hedge fund manager Chilton Investment.
The position is new, part of an expansion of the European stock team, confirmed Jeffrey Taufield, a company spokesman.
Mr. Gautier will report to Richard L. Chilton Jr., chairman, CEO and chief investment officer.
Mr. Gautier was a portfolio manager at European equities manager Theorema Asset Management, where he managed the firm’s $1.2 billion long/short European equities fund. He left the firm in March. Information about his replacement there could not be learned.