Chung returns to AllianzGI as Korea CEO
05 June 2013
News, Asia, Korea
By Asia Asset Management
Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has announced the appointment of Eugene Eun Soo Chung as chief executive officer, Korea, effective June 17, subject to management board approval.
Mr. Chung rejoins the firm having previously held the position of chief investment officer, fixed income, at AllianzGI Korea from 2001 to 2006. Before that, he spent two years at Allianz Insurance Co, Korea as head of its fixed income portfolio.
Prior to taking on his new role, Mr. Chung was chief executive officer and president at KyoboAXA Investment Managers Co, Korea.
Commenting on Mr. Chung’s appointment, AllianzGI Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer Douglas Eu said: “We are pleased to welcome back Eugene to the AllianzGI family. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, he has built a reputation as a strong leader and gained wide respect in the industry.”
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