The German asset manager has enlisted an ex-Mercer executive for the newly created leadership role and appointed a new head of multi-asset in Shanghai.
The German fund house has lured a senior product specialist from rival Manulife Asset Management, as the multi-asset hiring bonanza continues in Asia.
Changes at the top of Allianz Global Investors continue, with the global CEO making way five months after the firm announced a change in the Asia-Pacific leadership.
The head of the German firm's newly integrated alternatives group is hiring in Hong Kong and outlines plans to launch products.
A shift in perceived risk is prompting institutional investors in Asia to look at increasing domestic equity and alternatives allocations, finds an Allianz Global Investors survey.
Jay Ralph, chairman of Allianz Asset Management, gives his views on issues facing active fund managers, such as the rise of passive investing and analysing behavioural finance.