Shamaila Khan

Shamaila Khan

Director—Emerging Market Debt

7 Years at AB
22 Years of experience

Shamaila Khan is the Director of AB’s Emerging Market Debt strategies. In January 2018, she became the firm’s sole Director of Emerging Market Debt, responsible for the management and strategy implementation of all portfolios within the Emerging Market Debt platform. Khan reports directly to AB’s Co-Heads of Fixed Income, Gershon Distenfeld and Scott DiMaggio. In January 2017, she was named a Director of Emerging Market Debt, expanding her influence on the Emerging Market Debt team to include the management and oversight of the firm’s hard- and local-currency emerging-market sovereign-debt strategies. Khan also serves as a member of the Emerging Markets Multi-Asset Portfolio team. Given her involvement managing global credit and equities, she brings an established view of fundamental success factors on both sides of the spectrum. She joined AB in 2011 as a senior vice president and portfolio manager, focusing on emerging-market corporate and quasi-sovereign issuers across all of AB’s Emerging Market Debt and Credit strategies. Khan has been actively managing and evaluating corporate and sovereign emerging-market debt issuance since 1997. Prior to joining AB, she served as managing director of emerging-market debt for TIAA-CREF. Khan is the author of several published papers and blogs, and has appeared in a wide range of global financial publications, including Barron’s, Citywire, Financial Times and Seeking Alpha, among others. She has participated in a number of emerging-market panels at investment conferences worldwide. Khan holds a BBA from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan, and an MBA (with honors) from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Location: New York

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