Michael H. Conn was named managing director, strategy, operations and development, at AllianceBernstein, supporting the firm’s fund-of-funds business, according to company spokesman Jonathan Freedman.
The position is new. Mr. Conn will help develop the business strategy for the AllianceBernstein’s alternative investment management group as well as support existing and potential clients. He also will work with the alternatives team to enhance the firm's alternatives strategies.
Mr. Conn will report to Marc Gamsin, chief investment officer and head of AllianceBernstein’s alternative investment management group.
Mr. Conn was managing director, head of corporate strategy and development at TCW Group. At press time, TCW spokesman Doug Morris did not know whether Mr. Conn had been replaced.