Anthony Butler, the former head of Generali Real Estate’s indirect investments, is joining Delin Capital Asset Management (DCAM) as chief investment officer.

The pan-European logistics real estate group said Butler, who will be based in London, will be responsible for implementing the firm’s investment decisions across its key markets, as well as driving inward investment to support the business’ growth plans.

Butler, spent two years at Generali as global co-head of investment transactions and global head of indirect investments, managing and executing the global acquisition and sales strategy, as well as overseeing the indirect property portfolio.

He also sat on both the global investment and management committees.

Before joining Generali, Butler was a TH Real Estate director, where he set up and ran TIAA-CREF’s UK and European platform.

Ekaterina Avdonina, a managing director of DCAM, said: “Anthony brings outstanding international investment experience and a proven track record of success derived from working at a number of real estate investment and fund management businesses.

“We have ambitious plans to rapidly grow the business in 2018 and Anthony will play a key role in delivering this, leveraging his global perspective and significant network to drive forward our existing investment strategy and identify new avenues to grow our logistics investments.”