Indhira Arrington was named managing director and global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Ares Management, spokesman Bill Mendel confirmed in an email.
The position is new. Ms. Arrington "will be responsible for enhancing the recruitment, development, retention and advancement of professionals from diverse backgrounds," according to a news release. She will be based in New York and report to Michael Arougheti, Ares president and CEO, and Jessica Dosen, partner and global head of human resources.
Ms. Arrington was senior vice president and head of targeted sourcing at Wells Fargo & Co. A Wells Fargo spokeswoman did not immediately know whether she had been replaced.
Ares Management had about $179 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30.