Abraaj recruits Atlantic-Pacific CEO Bourgeois

Emerging markets investor The Abraaj Group appointed Mark Bourgeois as partner, global head of investor engagement and CEO of Abraaj North America.

In addition to his responsibilities, Bourgeois will also be named to Abraaj’s management executive committee and act as an observer for the firm’s global investment committee.

In his new role at Abraaj, Bourgeois will lead the firm’s global fundraising efforts and client-facing strategies. And, as CEO of Abraaj North America, he will also be in charge of managing Abraaj’s relationships with U.S. and Canadian stakeholders.

Previously, Bourgeois, a veteran of the alternative investments industry, worked as president and CEO at Atlantic-Pacific Capital. Prior to this position, Bourgeois was the global head of distribution and CEO of the Americas for Credit Suisse Asset Management.

His other professional highlights includes senior leadership positions at Lehman Brothers and UBS Private Funds Group.

Photo of Mark Bourgeois courtesy of The Abraaj Group