François Trausch will succeed Olivier Piani as new CEO of Allianz Real Estate as from 1 January 2016.
Trausch will be based in Paris. He has been CEO Asia-Pacific of GE Capital Real Estate since 2010 overseeing the company’s real estate investment, financing and portfolio activities across the Asia-Pacific region.
Formerly, he spent 15 years with GE in Europe in various senior real estate positions.
Prior to joining GE, he worked for Tishman Speyer in New York and Berlin and for Goldman Sachs in London.
Allianz Real Estate’s diversified real estate portfolio currently amounts to €37.4bn.