Apollo, a global alternative asset manager, has appointed Byron Vielehr as a partner and chief operating officer of Apollo Asset Managment.

In his new role, Vielehr will be tasked with aligning strategic business and investment priorities for Apollo with the firm’s operational capabilities and will lead continuous improvement and adoption of new technologies. Vielehr brings over 30 years of technology and financial services experience and most recently served as the chief growth officer with Fiserv.

“Byron is a tech-fluent and skilled operator with a proven track record leading global operations and driving large-scale transformations,” said Marc Rowan, CEO at Apollo. “He will further enhance our efforts to scale our business, drive innovation and establish the firm as a leading, modern asset manager.”