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Allianz Global Investors Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Allianz Global Investors CEO and Global Chief Investment Officer Andreas Utermann
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  • senior management lacks a vision and strategy that makes people feel engaged (in 5 reviews)

  • slow increase in salary and bonus every year, products not performing well in market (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Research Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time

    Pros

    Great comp, good company, good benefits

    Cons

    Lots of red tape - can get in the way

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "Not so great"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent benefits and salary. Most of people had professional attitudes at work.

    Cons

    Too frequent reorganizations.
    Management was not transparent about company's directions/strategies.
    HR appeared to lax on policing abusive behaviors of few people.

  3. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    salary increases, vacation time, work life balance

    Cons

    supervisors need training on how to interact with there assistant in a positive manner

    Advice to Management

    provide training to managers on how to treat there assistants, provide career opportunities for administrative staff


  4. "Very professional and consistent culture"

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    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for - most employees think long term and most do great job partnering.

    Cons

    Company takes a stand against bullying in principle and acts with HR training, but bullying behavior is accepted unfortunately.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work - AGI is a great company and I would trust it with my assets at any time!


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Firm does not inspire loyalty or comraderie"

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    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good way to break in the business
    Pay can be attractive
    Good benefits
    Good access to market informational flow

    Cons

    Turnover is high
    Organizational structure changes constantly and so it's hard to know who one answers to

    Advice to Management

    Bigger isn't always better


  6. "Great opportunites"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and great teamwork

    Cons

    They took away working remotely


  7. "Good but you can find better."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This firm fair and understanding of employees personal needs

    Cons

    They ae old school and slow paced relative to the industry.

    Advice to Management

    hire younger management

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Power in their People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people of the company are extremely passionate and want success. All employees are willing to help each other.

    Cons

    senior management lacks a vision and strategy that makes people feel engaged. Culture changes have been frequent but none have with their passionate people in mind. Under compensated and over worked with limited success to feel motivated


  9. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Allianz Global Investors full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The colleagues are nice and helpful. It is a place suitable for people who seek a stable life. They won't fire you even if your mistake causes a huge amount of loss. Office political applies here as well.

    Cons

    They don't care much about personal performance. Much like a team work and might have free riders. Some of the colleague might not be that competitive. But they are nice.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace change and reward employee who have made more contribution to the project.


  10. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Really nice culture, all of the employees are very helpful and insightful. The company host a lot of different events to get all of the employees involved in networking. Great place to start your career in asset management.

    Cons

    None as of right now.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


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