“The appointments to these newly created positions will enhance Apollo’s integrated investment approach and deep bench of talent while further strengthening our already considerable business capabilities in insurance and Europe,” Apollo’s Co-Presidents, Scott Kleinman and James Zelter said in a joint statement.
Earlier this year, Apollo established ISG within its credit segment to integrate efforts in managing capital for insurance companies across the firm. To further these efforts, Jeffrey Jacobs joins Apollo as Chief Investment Officer of ISG. Jacobs, based in the
Jeremy Ellermeyer joins Apollo as a Managing Director of the business strategy team. Ellermeyer, based in
Apollo also continues to expand its European capabilities in anticipation of significant growth in both its insurance and traditional third-party businesses. The additions to our
- Leslie Mapondera who will join Apollo as a Partner in the Global Financial Credit Group will oversee and expand the global public and private financials and investment grade credit businesses. Mapondera has more than 20 years of industry experience, including the past 9 years as head of the financial institutions portfolio at Qatar Investment Authority, where he also served as vice chairman of the firm’s Management Investment Committee.
- Boris Olujic who joins Apollo as a Managing Director will be responsible for advancing the European core plus real estate business within Apollo’s real assets segment. Olujic comes to Apollo with more than two decades of experience in the global real estate industry, most recently serving as Founder and Managing Director of Agram Real Estate, with previous leadership roles at Colony NorthStar, Inc. and Peakside Capital.
- Jesus Rio Cortes who joins Apollo as a Managing Director will lead the expansion of the European residential mortgages and consumer assets businesses within Apollo’s credit segment. Rio Cortes has more than 25 years of investment experience, most recently serving as a Managing Director of Structured Finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
“These new appointments reflect Apollo’s unwavering commitment to developing and attracting the most extraordinary and diverse team of investment professionals in the firm’s history,” Kleinman and Zelter stated. “With an even deeper reservoir of talent, Apollo is increasingly well positioned to broaden its investment practices and quickly seize on opportunities in support of our existing business strategies, strengthening the firm’s position as a leading global alternative investment manager.”
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with offices in
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