Il 7 novembre 2016, Pimco ha annunciato la nomina di Kristina Najjar-Wahlgren come senior vice president, a capo della divisione di business development per il Nord Europa.
Prima di entrare in Pimco, Najjar-Wahlgren ha lavorato per più di dieci anni, dal 2004 al 2016 in Aberdeen Asset Management, ricoprendo il ruolo di head of business development per il Nord Europa.
Di seguito il comunicato stampa della società:
LONDON (November 7, 2016) – PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, announces that Kristina Najjar-Wahlgren has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President to lead Business Development for the Nordic region.
Ms. Najjar-Wahlgren brings with her longstanding expertise in Business Development in Northern Europe. Her previous industry experience includes almost ten years as Head of Business Development for the Nordic region at Aberdeen Asset Management.
Will Pompa, PIMCO Senior Vice President and Head of the Nordic region, said: “Kristina is a valuable addition to our team with her broad skillset in business development in combination with a strong network of relationships and deep local market insight.”
Craig Dawson, Managing Director and Head of PIMCO EMEA, said: “Kristina is an extremely talented business executive and we are very pleased to welcome her to PIMCO. We are fully committed to providing exceptional service to our clients in the Nordic region and Kristina will play a key role in delivering the best of PIMCO’s global range of investments solutions.”
As part of its initiative to hire top talent globally, PIMCO has hired more than 200 employees this year, including more than 40 investment professionals.
Ms. Najjar-Wahlgren is a Senior Vice President leading business development for the Nordic region. Prior to joining PIMCO, she was with Aberdeen Asset Management, from 2004 to 2016, most recently as Head of Nordic Business Development. She started her career at Capital Trust Group, a Private Equity, Real Estate, and Corporate Finance Advisory firm, as a Corporate Finance Analyst and then Head of Corporate Finance. She has 19 years of investment experience and holds a MSc in Business Administration (Finance) from University of Stockholm (Sweden), where she also earned her undergraduate degree.