Allianz Global Investors has named Mark Guirey as director of UK institutional business development, according to Professional Pensions.
Guirey joins from Blackrock, where he was most recently a sales director within its institutional arm. He brings 15 years of experience to the position, and started out as a fund administrator at Rothschild Asset Management.
Head of UK institutional Andy Wiggins said: "It's great to have someone of Mark's experience join the UK institutional team, helping to ensure we can deliver the level of high-quality, informed client interaction that both we and our clients expect."
Guirey has experience in fixed income, hedge funds, equities, investment strategies and asset allocation.