Thursday, 5 November 2015

Allianz Global Investors bolsters comms team with hire of Thomas Morris and Nadia Hassini

Global investment manager Allianz Global Investors has brought in Fishburn's Thomas Morris and former freelancer Nadia Hassini as communications managers.

Morris will work with AllianzGI’s investment experts globally, promoting the company's thought leadership on market trends to journalists and clients. He joins from Fishburn where he worked across both its Financial and Professional Services and Corporate units.

Hassini will help to drive both AllianzGI’s external and internal communications activities in the UK. Prior to freelancing for AllianzGI, she worked for Equiniti, the payment and admin service provider.

Both Tom and Nadia will work closely with Alastair Fairbrother, head of UK communications, and John Wallace, global head of communications.

Fairbrother said: "Hiring Thomas and Nadia reflects our ambition for our business in the UK. As we continue to grow our footprint here, Tom and Nadia’s enthusiasm and experience will help ensure we continue to create the razor sharp, lightning fast insight our clients expect from us”.

Morris said: "I'm absolutely delighted to be joining the team at AllianzGI. Over the last few years, AllianzGI has continued to go from strength to strength. I’m looking forward to getting under the skin of the business and helping take their communications strategy forward.”

Hassani added: “It is an exciting to be part of the communications team at AllianzGI during a time when the organisation is rapidly growing. I’m excited to play my part in our drive to ensure we are at the forefront of investment insight and expertise whilst continuing to help build and enhance our global presence.”

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