Seth Pearson was named managing director at money manager York Capital Management.
He will be responsible for deal sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio company oversight for the firm's private equity platform, according to a news release Wednesday.
A York Capital spokesman would not provide further information.
Mr. Pearson was previously partner at Wellspring Capital Management. Officials there could not be immediately reached for further information.
York Capital Management has about $13 billion in assets under management.