Mr. Hirschen is a portfolio manager with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2009. He is a member of the Systematic Equity team and manages High Dividend Global mandates, including enhanced dividend strategies with an option overlay. Mr. Hirschen. He previously worked for a leading international consultancy in risk management and risk modeling. Mr. Hirschen has a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Hannover, Germany, a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, and a doctorate from the University of Darmstadt, Germany. He is a CFA charterholder and a CAIA charterholder, and holds the Financial Risk Manager designation.
Mr. Ghosh is a portfolio manager and a managing director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2006. He is head of the Systematic team. Mr. Ghosh has 17 years of investment-industry experience. He was previously a research associate and portfolio manager for Barclays Global Investors, where he built and implemented models for portfolio management. Before that, Mr. Ghosh was a quantitative analyst for the Cayuga Hedge Fund. He has a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, an M.S. in material engineering from the University of British Columbia and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.
Mr. Phanitsiri is a vice president and portfolio manager on the Global Insights strategy with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2010. He has worked on Global Insights since joining the firm and later became a technology research analyst. He is currently dedicated to the Global Insights portfolio management team. Mr. Phanitsiri has 19 years of investment-industry experience. Mr. Phanitsiri previously worked on private and public equity investments at Sageview Capital and Thoma Bravo Equity Partners. He has a B.S.E. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Phanitsiri is a CFA charterholder.