Pioneer names new Institutional Business Development officer US


Pioneer Investments has appointed John Black (pictured) as senior vice president, institutional business development officer in the US.

Black will be based in Boston for this newly created role.

Prior to joining Pioneer Investments, he was senior vice president, Institutional Sales at McKenzie Investments in Toronto, Ontario.

Formerly, Black held roles at State Street Global Advisors as vice president of Institutional Sales from 2007 to 2013 and vice president of Institutional Brokerage Sales from 2004 to 2007.

Before State Street, he was vice president of Institutional Sales, Securities Lending and Prime Brokerage at Goldman Sachs in Boston and New York from 1997 to 2004.

“We’re building strong momentum in our institutional business and John will further strengthen our team,” said Bill Porter, senior vice president and head of Institutional North America.

“We’re seeing increasing acceptance of our capabilities in the institutional market across a range of strategies,” Porter added.

Founded in 1928, Pioneer Investments has approximately €221bn in assets under management as of 30 June 2015.

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