Deborah Zurkow was promoted to head of alternatives at Allianz Global Investors, spokeswoman Kelly Smith said.
The position is new.
Ms. Zurkow will lead the continued build out of AllianzGI’s alternatives business, which has €15.7 billion ($17.7 billion) in assets under management. She will also join the firm’s investment committee and report to Andreas Utermann, CEO and global chief investment officer.
Ms. Zurkow was CIO and head of infrastructure debt at AllianzGI. She was replaced by Claus Fintzen, a portfolio manager in the AllianzGI infrastructure debt team.