BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pioneer Investments today announced that it has named John Black as Senior Vice President, Institutional Business Development Officer in the U.S. based in Boston. This is a new position.
“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. John has more than 20 years of experience within various segments of the institutional market and has developed a number of strong relationships over the course of his career that will be a welcome addition to Pioneer,” Porter added.
John is Pioneer’s second senior institutional sales hire this year. Michael Dirstine, who also has 20 years of experience in the institutional market, joined Pioneer in June.
Prior to joining Pioneer Investments, John was Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales at McKenzie Investments Corp. in Toronto, Ontario, where he worked closely with Consultant Relations to prioritize U.S. prospects and execute sales strategies. Prior to that, John was Vice President of Institutional Sales at State Street Global Advisors in Boston from 2007 to 2013 and Vice President of Institutional Brokerage Sales from 2004 to 2007. Before State Street, John was Vice President of Institutional Sales, Securities Lending and Prime Brokerage at Goldman Sachs in Boston and New York from 1997 to 2004. John holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College. He is series 7 and 63 licensed.
About Pioneer Investments
Pioneer Investments is a trading name for Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A. (PGAM) and its subsidiaries, a global investment firm with offices in 28 countries and approximately $246.5 billion in assets under management as of July 31, 2015, of which approximately $71 billion was managed in the U.S. Pioneer Institutional Asset Management, Inc. is the institutional investment adviser subsidiary of Pioneer Investment Management USA Inc., the North American holding company of PGAM.