Pioneer Investments has announced two new senior hires to lead US Intermediary Distribution and US Marketing and Product Development.
Mark Spina has been named Executive Vice President and head of US Intermediary Distribution, effective January 5, 2015.
He will lead US onshore internal and external wholesaling, business development, and relationship management teams focused on building relationships with leading financial intermediaries, including wealth management firms, independent financial planners, Registered Investment Advisors, and retirement plan platforms.
He will be responsible for distributing Pioneer Investments’ solutions in the US, including mutual funds, sub-advisor services and closed-end funds. He is a member of Pioneer Investments’ US Management Committee and reports to Lisa Jones, President and CEO of Pioneer Investment Management USA Inc.
Spina joins Pioneer Investments from Voya Investment Management, where he served as head of Intermediary Distribution since 2008. Prior to that role, Spina was Head of Strategic Marketing and Head of Business Development at Voya (formerly ING US Investment Management), where he worked since 2001. Prior to Voya, Spina was Director of Marketing for the SMA unit of Alliance Capital.
He has more than 20 years of asset management distribution experience as an individual contributor and manager of sales, service, marketing and product teams. He has a BA from Bucknell University, an MBA from Fordham University, and holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) certification.
Erik Gosule (pictured) has been named Senior Vice President and head of Marketing and Product Development for the US Division, effective December 15, 2014. He is responsible for developing an integrated marketing platform for Pioneer Investments’ solutions across all channels, including intermediary and institutional.
He will also lead the US. Division’s product development efforts. Gosule is a member of the US Management Committee and reports to Lisa Jones.