Paul Ryan is now CEO of infrastructure OECD equity and debt, a new position at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, confirmed spokeswoman Charlotte Powell.
Mr. Ryan had been managing director and co-head of public finance banking at J.P. Morgan's investment bank.
The position was added to “help our investors better access the benefits of infrastructure equity and debt as …(the) shift in investor portfolios toward real assets continues,” Ms. Powell wrote in an e-mail.
Mr. Ryan will be responsible for the strategic direction of the J.P. Morgan's infrastructure equity and infrastructure debt businesses for countries within the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. He will report to Joe Azelby, a managing director and head of J.P. Morgan Asset Management's global real assets.
Mark Weisdorf, a managing director, will continue to lead the OECD infrastructure equity business; Bob Dewing, a managing director, will continue to be head of infrastructure debt.