Hartwig Kos will join Allianz Global Investors as head of multiasset fundamental investing on Friday, a spokeswoman confirmed.
The position is new, and Mr. Kos will be based in Frankfurt, reporting to Gregor Hirt, managing director and global CIO multiasset.
"With his extensive experience in fundamental investing, he will make an excellent addition to AllianzGI's multiasset team, where he will lead the fundamental investment strategies," Mr. Hirt said in a news release.
One of Mr. Kos' goals "will be to help further enhance our fundamental approach and product offering for both retail and institutional clients," Mr. Hirt added.
AllianzGI has a total of €520 billion ($569.1 billion) in assets under management. The firm's fundamental AUM was not available.
Mr. Kos was head of mutliasset allocation at DWS Group in Frankfurt. A DWS spokeswoman was not immediately able to comment.