John Bruen was named managing director for infrastructure at global private equity and alternative investment firm H.I.G. Capital effective Aug. 1.
Mr. Bruen will be based in London. Details of Mr. Bruen's predecessor or if the role is newly created could not be immediately learned.
"As a well known industry veteran, John has demonstrated his ability to create meaningful value through all stages of the investment life cycle. John complements the existing team well, deepening our expertise in transport and transport-related areas," Andrew Liau and Ed Pallesen, co-heads of H.I.G. Infrastructure, said in a news release Tuesday.
Mr. Bruen was senior managing director at Macquarie Asset Management and head of transport for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
H.I.G. has $56 billion in assets under management.