Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has appointed Mona Mahajan as the new investment strategist for its US operations.

Mahajan will be a thought leader at AllianzGI US, tasked with shaping and communicating the firm’s house view on the markets. She will report to the firm’s global strategist Neil Dwane in the new role.

Mahajan has an experience of over 15 years in the financial services sector. She most recently served as a portfolio manager and product specialist for the structured finance fixed income strategy at MetLife Investments.

“With her extensive investment experience and subject matter expertise, Mona is well positioned to expand our efforts to provide engaging, timely investment insights to a US audience,” said Dwane stated.