GTCR, a private equity firm, has appointed Andrew Johnson as principal and chief of marketing and communications.

Going forward, Johnson will lead strategic development and execution of all marketing and communications activities. Additionally, he will collaborate with other team members and portfolio companies on ESG-DEI, community engagement, digital and social media and hiring and recruiting.

Johnson joins GTCR from Finsbury Glover Hering where he served as managing director and responsible for advising his clients in private equity and financial services sectors. He has also served as the director of public relations with Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

“I’m honored to join GTCR, a long-tenured firm that has distinguished itself through the execution of its investment strategy and by the quality of its people,” said Johnson. “I look forward to partnering with Collin, Dean, the Managing Directors and others on the team to enhance the awareness and understanding of GTCR in the private equity industry and more broadly.”