Mr. Hofmann is a portfolio manager and a director with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2005. As a member of the European Equities team, he is deputy portfolio manager for the Europe Equity Growth strategy and lead portfolio manager for the International Equity Growth strategy. Mr. Hofmann has an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from the University of Frankfurt am Main. He is a CFA charterholder.
Thorsten Winkelmann is a Senior Portfolio Manager and a Managing Director with AllianzGI, which he joined in 2001. As a member of the European Equities team, he is Leader of the Growth Investment Style team and the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Europe Equity Growth strategies. Mr. Winkelmann was previously a Portfolio Manager with the European Equity Core team and the Multi-Asset team, where he was responsible for managing the equity portions of European balanced products. He still manages the equity portions of Kapital Plus, one of AllianzGI’s flagship products, and Azioni. Mr. Winkelmann has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Bonn.