Life®) has hired Tobias Fritsch as chief operating officer for the
Allianz Investment Management (AIM) division. In his new role, Fritsch
will be responsible for enabling all hedging, investment strategy.
portfolio management activities for AIM, which has more than $100
billion in assets under management in the U.S.
Fritsch will lead the functions responsible for middle and back office
accounting and operations support, strategic IT systems. Overall
program and financial management. He'll report to Allianz Life Chief
Investment Officer, Todd Hedtke.
“Tobias brings a strong understanding of global Allianz initiatives,
which is hugely beneficial as our team collaborates with colleagues
around the world to direct our company-wide investment strategy,” said
Hedtke. “We're excited to utilize his vast leadership experience in
both operations and investment management in order to make AIM a more
efficient and effective organization.”
Fritsch joins Allianz Life from Allianz Global Investors (AGI) in
Berlin, Germany where he was an executive program manager responsible
for leading a strategic initiative to redesign and transform the target
operating model of AGI. He was also responsible for an acquisition and
post-merger integration of Rogge, a global fixed income asset manager,
into AGI. Fritsch joined Allianz in 2009, holding various leadership
roles with AGI, Allianz Managed Operations &. Services (AMOS) and Allianz
Deutschland. Previous to Allianz, he was a consultant with A.T. Kearney.
Fritsch holds multiple advanced degrees in the areas of business
administration, eTechnical engineering, computer science, economics,
political science and government, history and literature, sociology.
About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North
Life Insurance Company of North America
Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2017, has been keeping its promises since 1896.
Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their
retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and
life insurance products. In 2016, Allianz Life provided a total of $2.6
billion in benefit payments that supported policyholders’ financial
objectives. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life
is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services
industry with 142,000 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide.
More than 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz
knowledge, global reach. Capital strength to help them make the most
of financial opportunities.