Alter Domus, a Luxembourg-based provider of fund and corporate services, has appointed Patrick McCullagh, the former head of private equity and real estate for JP Morgan’s investor services division, as its new global head of sales.

McCullagh will lead Alter’s sales team that works across the cmopany’s network of 28 offices.

The company, which has US$33 billion assets under administration, is planning to expand its business across Europe. McCullagh’s appointment is expected to drive the sales force towards this.

McCullagh said: "The firm’s team of over 600 specialists is recognised for industry leading qualities of expertise, efficiency and client service, which enable us to deliver direct benefits to our clients’ profitability, efficiency, flexibility, risk and reputation. "

Alan Dundon, CMO Alter Domus said: "Patrick will be responsible for leading and supporting the Sales Team globally and his significant sales and client relationship management experience working with private equity and real estate funds will benefit the firm, our clients and business partners, as we continue to grow internationally."

Earlier, McCullagh worked with JP Morgan for six years serving as sales team manager for UK asset managers, pensions & insurance companies.