AllianzGI expands UK institutional team

Allianz Global Investors has promoted Margaret Frost to head of institutional for the UK market.

The role, which commences October 1, will see Frost assuming responsibility for the group’s sales, consultant relations and client account management in the UK. She will report to Irshaad Ahmad (pictured), head of institutional for Europe.

Currently, Frost heads the generalist portfolio management team at Rogge Global Partners, the UK fixed income specialist acquired by AllianzGI in June this year. She joined the firm in 2011, and has led the firm’s marketing and client relationship division since 2015.

Prior, she spent six years at Towers Watson as global head of fixed income manager research, and eight years at Citibank Asset Management as a fixed income portfolio manager.

AllianzGI has also confirmed that Chris Wheaton, manager of the firm’s €54 million energy fund, has left the firm after 11 years. Wheaton departed in June, the fund’s investors were apprised at the time, but no public statement was made on his exit at the time. Rohan Murphy, previously co-manager of the fund, has now become sole manager.

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