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Carroll Is Expanding Allianz's Footprint
John Carroll, head of U.S. retail distribution for Allianz Global Investors is slowly and deliberately growing his sales team.
"We're one of the largest and best asset managers globally, but we have a very small footprint in the U.S. We are looking to hire to cover what we have on the books today," he recently told MFWire.
Carroll noted the hiring of two wholesalers late last year in order to split up two big territories.
Allianz also upgraded its RIA team, he said, recently bringing in a "very experienced hire": Greg Shannahan, who was hired in February to serve as senior vice president and eastern division sales manager.
Carroll said that Allianz is in the process of adding three more sales people to reach out to the platforms and described his plans for further hiring in this way:
Here are the figures for his sales force:
Carroll said that they also expanded their retirement group, bringing in a small team of DC I-O specialists.
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