Allianz Global Investors has appointed Joe Moody to its global solutions business, effective 1 August 2014.
In a newly created role, Moody will lead the international solutions specialists teams in the US, UK, Continental Europe ex. Germany and Japan.
Moody will be responsible for delivering AllianzGI’s expertise in risk and pension management to clients and helping to drive the international expansion of the solutions business.
Based in London, he reports to Arun Ratra, head of global solutions and member of the global executive committee of AllianzGI, and is a member of AllianzGI’s global solutions management team.
Ratra says: “Joe’s appointment significantly adds to our capability to engage with our clients around the globe, strengthening our ability to help them to cope with their asset liability challenges and helping us to foster deep, long-term client relationships. We are delighted to have such a skilled and experienced professional join our team.”
Moody has more than 20 years’ of experience in asset management. Before joining AllianzGI, he was senior independent advisor to Pacific Global Advisors, New York, advising the company on various strategic and business development projects. Prior to that, Moody worked at State Street Global Advisors in London for ten years as a managing director, where he was responsible on a global basis for liability driven investing and multi-asset solutions.
Moody started his career in investment management 1994 at F&C Asset Management in London where he worked as a senior global fixed income portfolio manager.