Baz rejoins PIMCO

Jamil Baz is to rejoin PIMCO, the global investment management firm, on May 2, as a managing director and head of client analytics. Based in Newport Beach, he will report to Ravi Mattu, managing director, global head of analytics, and Mihir Worah, managing director and chief investment officer – asset allocation.

Said Worah: With more than 30 years of experience as an investment professional, Jamil is a key addition to our asset allocation team and will strengthen and complement the asset-allocation expertise we offer clients for their constantly-evolving investment needs. In addition his expertise will benefit our systematic strategies and tail risk hedging offerings.”

Added Mattu: “Jamil’s experience will be critical in leading our global team of researchers and analytics experts in the development of bespoke solutions in asset allocation and risk management. The group creates models and frameworks to manage assets constrained by client-directed objectives, as well as providing analytical support for products in key areas like retirement and insurance.”

In his previous stint at PIMCO in 2007-08, Baz managed global portfolios and was instrumental in building the firm’s global multi-asset investment approach.