Christine Johnson was named senior vice president, head of alternatives product management, at AllianceBernstein, confirmed company spokeswoman Emily Cleary.
It is a new position. Ms. Johnson will work with senior investment and distribution executives to grow the firm's alternatives business. Her primary responsibilities will be to form a strategy and brand for the platform, lead the team toward finding key business opportunities, partner with distribution channels to position products and support client engagement.
Ms. Johnson will report to Steven Eisenberg, chief operating officer for AllianceBernstein's global client group and head of marketing and client service.
Ms. Johnson was previously head of retirement and multiasset for the Americas region at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's global client group. It could not be learned by press time who replaced her in this position. Calls to DeAWM were not returned at press time.