Victoria Howley has joined Allianz Global Investors as communications operations manager as the investment manager seeks to increase its media engagement and profile. She will work with communications colleagues across the firm to identify stories and insight for external consumption.
Victoria spent nearly four years as mergers & acquisitions correspondent for Thomson Reuters and also before that covered financial services for Dow Jones Newswires. Earlier in her career, she was an editor and reporter on capital markets for International Financing Review. A graduate of Cardiff University, Victoria speaks Spanish and Portuguese.
Allianz is a German multinational financial services company headquartered in Munich. Its core business and focus is insurance. As of 2010, it was the world's 12th-largest financial services group and 23rd-largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine, as well as the largest financial services company when measured by 2012 revenue.