Deutsche Names Emerging Markets Head

Sean Taylor has joined Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of Emerging Market Equities.

Taylor will oversee DeAWM’s Emerging Markets Equity strategies, products and investment teams globally. He will report to Randy Brown and Asoka Woehrmann, co-chief investment officers of DeAWM, and will be based in London.

Jerry Miller, head of DeAWM Americas, said, “We continue to enhance our investment platform by adding expertise in asset classes that offer significant opportunities for our clients. Sean has a very strong track record as an emerging markets investor and I am delighted that our clients will now have access to his exceptional insight.”

Taylor joins from Pioneer Investments, where he was head of Global Emerging Market Equity. From 2004 to 2011, he was investment director at GAM, responsible for managing global emerging and frontier markets funds. Before this, he spent seven years at Societe Generale Asset Management UK, where he headed the emerging market desk before becoming head of Global Equity.

From 1994 to 1997, Taylor was with Capel-Cure Myers as a fund manager for international equity. Before that, he worked for James Capel Investment Management (HSBC).