UL researcher to spearhead cancer research

first_imgPrint Email A RESEARCHER at the University of Limerick is to bring together medical experts to generate a world-class environment for cancer research. Dr Patrick Kiely has been selected to spearhead the project by the Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR), to which he was recently elected.A native of Tarbert, Co Kerry, Dr Kiely was recently appointed Lecturer in the Department of Life Sciences at UL, Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up where is he also principal investigator of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology.His research is predominantly focused on understanding how cancer cells migrate from primary tumours.Dr Kiely believes that understanding this further may reveal fresh approaches to targeting cancer and other neurodegenerative diseases. Facebook Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img NewsLocal NewsUL researcher to spearhead cancer researchBy admin – July 26, 2011 560 Advertisement Previous articleVillagers for the Milk MarketNext articlePea and lettuce soup admin Linkedinlast_img read more

AllianzGI to split CIO, CEO roles as Utermann retires

first_imgAndreas Utermann, outgoing CEO of AllianzGIJackie Hunt, member of the Allianz board of management with responsibility for asset management, said Utermann would be missed.“He hands over the leadership of the firm to individuals who are well placed to make the best of the options available to AllianzGI to continue to serve clients well in a period of change within the industry,” she added.Pross has worked for the Allianz Group for 20 years, and has been a member of AllianzGI’s global executive committee since 2015.Zurkow joined AllianzGI in 2012 as CIO and head of infrastructure debt, having been CEO of Trifinium Advisors before that. In a statement, AllianzGI said she had overseen the rapid growth of its alternatives platform, which now accounted for over €80bn in assets under management, and had championed the opportunity for institutional clients to co-invest alongside Allianz in a number of AllianzGI’s private market strategies.Zurkow has been a member of AllianzGI’s global executive committee since 2016.The €557bn asset manager firm said Utermann would be available to his successors on an advisory basis for the first six months of 2020. The leadership changes take effect from the 1 January. Andreas Utermann is to retire from Allianz Global Investors in January, the asset manager announced today.Tobias Pross, currently global head of distribution, will take over as CEO, while Utermann’s chief investment officer responsibilities will be handed to Deborah Zurkow, currently global head of alternatives. As global head of investments, she will report to Pross.Utermann joined Allianz in 2002, initially serving as global head of CIO equities and then becoming global CIO and co-head alongside Elizabeth Corley in 2012. In connection with Corley’s stepping down from the CEO role, Utermann became CEO in 2016, retaining responsibility for investment matters.Utermann said leaving AllianzGI “will not be easy”. “Having had the opportunity to work alongside so many talented and engaging people, to develop and lead a strong team and to build a respected global investment business, is a source of great pride,” he added.last_img read more