| Brian Gaffney|
Allianz Global Investors
Managing Director and CEO
The relatively new head of the German firm's U.S. distribution business will likely have an opportunity to stamp his vision on the firm when current CEO Joachim Faber retires. Gaffney, a career-long salesman and former distribution chief for Neuberger Berman, understands the U.S. market well.
Still, the separation of Pimco's distribution from Allianz' takes a bite out of the Allianz sales target. How Gaffney fills that hole will be the focus going forward.
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