Phil Dawes was named head of U.K. institutional business at Allianz Global Investors, said a spokesman.
Mr. Dawes replaced Andy Wiggins, who left the $511 billion money manager in July. Mr. Wiggins, who joined AllianzGI in October 2012, could not be reached for comment by press time.
Mr. Dawes also retains his role as pan-European head of consultant relations. He joined AllianzGI in May 2001.
“(Mr. Dawes) has significant experience of developing relationships with clients in the institutional space and a deep knowledge of our products and services,” the spokesman said in an e-mailed comment.