Manulife Investment Management has named Nicole Kudlek as EMEA managing director of sales and relationship management. Kudlek will be responsible for identifying business opportunities in the German institutional market, supporting the corporation’s asset management expansion efforts in the DACH and broader EMEA regions. 

Kudlek has over 20 years of institutional and retail sales experience. She was most recently responsible for institutional sales at Credit Suisse Asset Management, where she also previously held the position of head of structured product sales for central Europe. 

Marco Zanuso, head of distribution EMEA, Manulife Investment Management: “We are delighted to bring Nicole into the EMEA distribution team in this new role on the ground in Germany as part of our new German branch office. Nicole’s expertise and the extensive network she has built in the German market throughout her career will be pivotal in bringing our capabilities to investors.”