Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI) has announced the appointment of Tim Bird as a director to its UK Institutional Sales & Client Servicing team.
Based in London, Bird will be reporting to Philip Dawes, head of UK Institutional at Allianz Global Investors. He joins from T Rowe Price, where he previously spent four years as part of the Institutional Relationship Management team for UK & Ireland. Prior to that, he also held positions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, HSBC Asset Management and Mercury Asset Management.
“As one of the world’s most important financial markets, the UK is of strategic importance to both us and our clients. Tim joins us at an exciting time in the evolution of our business here, as we continue to expand our presence in the UK institutional market. With over 25-years in financial services under his belt, Tim’s experience and know-how will help ensure we continue to offer the cutting-edge, innovative strategies and solutions that our clients want,” said Philip Dawes.