Man GLG adds credit CIO

Simon Finch was named chief investment officer of credit at hedge fund manager Man GLG, a subsidiary of alternative investment manager Man Group.

The London-based position is new and assigns Mr. Finch oversight of Man GLG's credit business. Mr. Finch will join the firm in early April, spokeswoman Megan Ingersoll said in an email. He reports to Teun Johnston, Man GLG's CEO.

"Simon's extensive expertise and proven track record in credit investing will be highly valuable," Mr. Johnston said in a news release, adding "he will oversee each of our credit investment teams, bringing to bear a wealth of experience and know-how in this space."

Mr. Finch was head of credit at CQS (U.K.) until September 2016. He was replaced by Nicholas Pappas in May.

Man GLG had $35 billion in assets under management as of Dec. 31.