Mark Guirey was appointed director of U.K. institutional business development at Allianz Global Investors, a spokesman said.
The position is new.
Mr. Guirey is based in London and will help grow and manage the firm’s institutional client coverage in the U.K. He reports to Andy Wiggins, head of U.K. institutional.
Mr. Guirey was previously a director and account manager within BlackRock’s U.K. institutional business, a spokesman for BlackRock said. Further details were not available by press time.