DeAWM hires Philip Poole as head of research

10 January 2014   Category: News, Global   By Asia Asset Management

Philip Poole has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of research. In this newly created role, he will lead research activity across DeAWM's investment platform globally.

With responsibility for macro research, he will make a key contribution to the house view generated by DeAWM's chief investment office. He will also run micro research, providing portfolio managers with investable ideas across all asset classes. In addition, Mr. Poole will play a prominent role in presenting DeAWM's investment views to clients and the media.

Based in London, Mr. Poole is a managing director and reports to DeAWM's co-chief investment officers, Randy Brown and Asoka Wöhrmann.

Mr. Brown said: "I am delighted to welcome an investment professional of Philip's calibre to the firm. Having a powerful global research function gives our investment teams a crucial edge as they strive to deliver superior performance to our clients. Philip will help us to make optimal use of our global research resources as well as the best external research."

Mr. Poole was most recently global head of macro and investment strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management. From 2004 to 2010 he served as global head of research and chief economist for emerging markets for the HSBC Group across asset classes. In earlier roles at ING Barings and Barclays, he was closely involved in sovereign debt restructurings in Ukraine and Poland, respectively.