Krygier will be responsible for assessing, coordinating and communicating the economic, capital markets, investment strategy and management outlook of the Arlington, Virginia-based firm. He will work closely with investment, research and analytical staff in developing, integrating, implementing and communicating investment policy for the firm’s clients.
“We are very happy to welcome Markus Krygier, who joins us with formidable experience as a global economist and strategist,” says Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg, Strategic’s founder and CEO.
Krygier joins Strategic from Amundi Asset Management, where he was deputy chief investment officer in its London office. Prior to that, Krygier was at Dresdner Kleinwort as a managing director, chief debt strategist and global head of FX Strategy, also located in London. He has also worked for the IMF in Washington, D.C. as an economist and at Credit Agricole Asset Management as head of strategy.
Krygier has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in economics from Wayne State University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Freiburg, Germany. He also has the Advanced Studies Certificate in international economics from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany.
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