Allianz hires UK institutional head

Allianz hires UK institutional head

Allianz Global Investors has appointed Mark Guirey as director of UK institutional business development.

Based in London, he will help grow and manage the firm’s institutional client base in the UK.

“I’m delighted to have joined Allianz and am looking forward to playing my part in building out our UK institutional business,” Guirey said. 

Guirey joins Allianz with more than 15 years’ industry experience. Most recently he was at BlackRock, where he spent 13 years, latterly as a sales director within the UK institutional business.

In his new role, Guirey will report to Andy Wiggins, head of UK institutional at Allianz.

“It’s great to have someone of Mark’s experience join the UK institutional team,” Wiggins said.

Previously he worked at Rothschild Asset Management.