AIG hires managing director for Europe

AIG Global Investment Group (AIGGIG) has recruited Ion Bogdaneris, formerly of Blackstone, for the position of managing director of alternative investments Europe. He will be located in the firm’s London office and will report to Robert Thompson, senior managing director and head of global alternative investments based in New York.

Bogdaneris was senior advisor in the London office at Blackstone. Prior to this he served as CEO of the Kistefos Group, a privately controlled Norwegian investment group. Earlier in his career he established GE Capital Europe where he led the strategy and investment program, and was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.