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Chief Investment Officer Proprietary Asset Management Swiss Life Asset Managers Deutschland

Michael Essl is a member of the Executive Board of Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany and, as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), is responsible for Proprietary Asset Management (PAM).

After studying international economics and spending time in the USA and China, Michael Essl began his career as a portfolio manager at MEAG Munich Re ERGO Asset Management. After further positions in Institutional Sales at UniCredit and as Managing Director at Macquarie Funds Group, he most recently held various senior management positions at the Allianz Group.senior management positions at the Allianz Group. There, he was responsible for the investment of several international Allianz subsidiaries. In 2018, Michael Essl moved to Swiss Life Asset Managers as Managing Director and CIO and took over as Head of the German PAM division. 

Michael Essl holds an MBA from the Technical University of Munich.

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