By Matt Grossman


Blackstone Group Inc. has appointed Frank Slootman, the chairman and chief executive of Snowflake Inc., as a senior adviser, the New York City-based investment giant said Wednesday.

Mr. Slootman, who at Snowflake oversaw an initial public offering in September, will focus on advising Blackstone Growth, although he will contribute across the company, Blackstone said. Snowflake provides cloud-based data warehousing.

Before joining Snowflake, Mr. Slootman was chief executive of ServiceNow Inc. He has also been president of backup-recovery systems for EMC, and CEO of Data Domain Corp.


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January 13, 2021 12:30 ET (17:30 GMT)

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