Byron Vielehr named COO of Apollo Asset Management


Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Vielehr to Lead and Develop Apollo’s Operating Platform Globally

NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apollo (NYSE: APO) today announced that Byron Vielehr has been named Partner and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Apollo Asset Management, Inc. (NYSE: AAM PrA, AAM PrB), from September 30e2022. Vielehr will work with the leadership team to shape and support the company’s strategic growth plan, evolve Apollo’s global operating platform, and harness the power of technology across the business. ‘company.

Apollo Asset Management Co-Chairmen James Zelter and Scott Kleinman said, “We are delighted to welcome Byron as Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Asset Management. His exceptional background in financial services, operations, strategy and technology is ideal to grow our business globally and reinforce our high performance entrepreneurial culture. By continuing to build a world-class operating platform, we are positioning ourselves to deliver on our strategic growth initiatives, many of them in the fastest growing segments of the industry. »

Marc Rowan, CEO of Apollo, said, “Byron is a capable, technology-savvy operator with a proven track record of leading global operations and driving large-scale transformations. He will further strengthen our efforts to grow our business, drive innovation and position the company as a modern, leading asset manager.

Vielehr will be responsible for aligning the company’s strategic business and investment priorities with its operational capabilities while leading continuous improvement, innovation and adoption of new technologies. He joins Apollo with more than 30 years of experience in technology and financial services, including having held numerous operational and leadership positions in leading global companies and organizations. Most recently, Vielehr served as Chief Growth Officer at Fiserv, a leading payments and fintech provider. During his eight years at Fiserv, Vielehr led the payments, digital and account processing businesses, and was responsible for corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, adventure and strategic intelligence. Prior to joining Fiserv, he spent nearly 10 years at Dun & Bradstreet, an information services provider, where he eventually served as President of D&B International, President of D&B North America and Head of Global Operations. Previously, Vielehr served as President and COO of Northstar Systems and Chief Information Officer of Merrill Lynch Private Client and Merrill Lynch Asset Management.

Commenting on the appointment, Vielehr commented, “I am delighted to join Apollo during this time of great momentum and accelerating growth trajectory. I look forward to working closely with Apollo’s impressive management team to advance the company’s disciplined growth strategy by harnessing the power of technology.

About Apollo

Apollo is a high growth global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients with excess return at every stage of the risk-reward spectrum, from investment grade to private equity, with a focus on three investment strategies : yield, hybrid and equities. For more than three decades, our investment expertise on our fully integrated platform has met our clients’ financial return needs and provided companies with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by offering a range of retirement savings products and acting as a solution provider to institutions. Our patient, creative and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, the companies we invest in, our employees and the communities we impact, to expand opportunities and achieve positive results. As of June 30, 2022, Apollo had approximately $515 billion in assets under management. To learn more, please visit


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Apollo Global Management, Inc.
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