Today, Blackstone appointed Gene Lockhart, former CEO and President of Mastercard, as a senior advisor. He will advise in the Blackstone Growth and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities sectors.
Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone’s opportunistic investment platform. The platform chiefly invests globally across asset classes, industries, and geographies, seeking to identify and execute on attractive, differentiated investment opportunities.
In a statement, Mr. Lockhart said: “The capital and deep operating expertise Blackstone can deliver to help fast-growing financial technology companies become global leaders is extraordinary. I’m excited to assist their team and portfolio companies moving forward.”
Mr. Lockhart earned his Bachelor of Science from the Uni...