Pantheon adds client services

UK-based private equity fund-of-funds specialist Pantheon has made two senior hires to its global client service team: Marcus Alexis has been appointed as principal and head of US client services and Josephine Defty has been made a vice president of client services in Europe.

Alexis joins from Wellington Management Company, where he was a manager of consultant relations for the western region of the US. Defty joins from Russell Investment Group’s implementation services department, where she worked with institutional clients in the UK, Benelux and Germany.