AllianceBernstein Adds Alternatives Head

Christine Johnson joined AllianceBernstein as a senior vice president and head of alternatives product management, a new position for the firm.

Johnson will help oversee AllianceBernstein’s alternatives team, and collaborate with other investment and distribution executives to expand the firm’’s alternatives business.  

Her primary responsibilities are to shape a strategic vision and brand for the firm’s alternatives platform. She will also focus on key business opportunities and partner with distribution channels to position alternatives products and support client engagement.

Johnson joins AllianceBernstein from Deutsche Asset Management, where she most recently served as head of retirement and multi-asset in the firm’s Americas region. Earlier roles include director of alternative and asset-allocation strategy for Deutsche.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree from Pace University and a master’s of business administration from Fordham University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).