Mr. Pirsch is a senior portfolio manager, a senior analyst and a director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2018. He has management and research responsibilities for the Health Care team. Mr. Pirsch has 20 years of investment-industry experience. He previously worked at Aptigon Capital, Visium Asset Management, Surveyor Capital, Fred Alger Management and C.R. Bard. Before that, Mr. Pirsch was an associate director at UBS Investment Bank and an analyst at Wells Fargo. He has a B.A. in economics and international relations from Bucknell University, and an M.B.A. with a certificate in health sector management from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. Mr. Pirsch is a CFA charterholder.
Ms. Millar is a portfolio manager, analyst and director with Allianz Global Investors, which she joined in 2005. As a generalist for the Disciplined Equities group, her primary responsibility is conducting company research; she also helps improve the group’s overall investment processes and contributes toward its portfolio-management efforts. Ms. Millar has 23 years of investment industry experience. She previously worked as an assistant economist at the Investment Company Institute in Washington, D.C., producing mutual-fund-industry research for investment-management firms’ research and marketing departments. Before that, Ms. Millar worked at Heiden Associates Inc., an economic consulting firm in Washington, D.C. She has a B.A. in economics from the University of Calgary, Canada, and an M.A. in economics from Queen’s University, Canada. Ms. Millar is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.