Kurt Polk named president at Axiom Investors

By Phil Hall

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Greenwich-based Axiom Investors has announced the promotion of Kurt Polk from chief operating officer and head of

Kurt Polk, president of Axiom Investors

distribution to president.

Prior to joining Axiom in August 2014, Polk was CEO and president at Rainier Investment Management, an institutional asset management firm. Polk served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force and received his bachelor of arts degree in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute and his MBA in Finance from St. Mary’s University in Texas. He replaces Andrew Jacobson, who will remain with the company as CEO and chief investment officer.

With Polk’s promotion, Edward Azimi has been elevated from deputy chief operating officer to chief operating officer.


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Phil Hall
Phil Hall is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News, the author of seven books, the host of the SoundCloud podcast "The Online Movie Show" and a writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News and Wired.

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