Allianz GI has appointed Adam Gent as head of Northern Europe Retail and Wholesale, reporting directly to Mathias Mueller, head of Retail Europe at Allianz GI.
Gent will join Allianz as of March 2017, in his newly created role, he will lead and develop AllianzGI’s retail business in the UK, Nordics and Benelux.
Prior to his new position, Gent was head of UK Sales at Legg Mason Global Asset Management, managing the UK Sales team, he also worked among others at Henderson Global Investors and Thesis Asset Management.
Mathias Mueller comments on his appointment: “We are delighted to announce Adam will be joining AllianzGI’s European sales team in this senior, new position. This role is a natural step in the evolution of our regional sales business, as we look to become the investment partner of choice of more and more clients in these key regions. The wealth of experience Adam brings will help us do just that.”