Jie Gong joined private equity firm Pantheon Ventures as a partner based in Hong Kong, confirmed spokesman Carsten Huwendiek in an e-mail.
Ms. Gong replaces Vincent Huang, a partner on the Asian investment team. He is currently on gardening leave, Mr. Huwendiek wrote.
Ms. Gong was executive director and portfolio manager for Asia at Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, the alternative investment management business of Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Morgan Stanley spokesman Matt Burkhard could not be reached by press time.