Allianz Global Investors has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee from UBS to lead its business in the EMEA region.
Rupf Bee will take on her new position on the 15 of May, and will be reporting to Tobias Pross, who has continued on this role on an interim basis following his appointment as global head of distribution in April 2018.
To also become a member of Allianz GI executive committee, Rupf Bee joins the firm from UBS, where she is currently responsible for its wealth management division in Germany. Prior to that, she was head of EMEA global client group at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, responsible for distribution and business development.
She previously spent eight years in the UK, latterly as CEO of Renaissance Asset Managers Group. Before, she worked for almost a decade for the HSBC Group and started her financial services career working at the private banking division of JP Morgan.