Newport Beach, California (July 16, 2014) - PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has appointed Eric J. Mogelof as Head of Asia Pacific. Mr. Mogelof, a Managing Director, will have management oversight responsibility for the firm’s business in the region, including PIMCO’s Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo offices. He will report to Douglas Hodge, Managing Director and PIMCO’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mogelof will continue to serve as a member of PIMCO’s Executive Committee, the governing body that sets policy and strategic direction for the firm.
“Eric’s appointment underscores PIMCO’s commitment to the Asia Pacific region and our focus on delivering superior investment results and world class service. He will play a key leadership role in the next phase of these ongoing efforts,” said Mr. Hodge.
Said Mr. Mogelof, “Asia Pacific is a vitally important region for PIMCO. The investment landscape PIMCO has characterized as the New Neutral presents significant opportunities and risks for the region. We are committed to helping our clients navigate this environment by delivering unique investment solutions.”
Mr. Mogelof joined PIMCO in 2003, and has demonstrated leadership across several key areas of the firm. Previously, he was Head of Americas Institutional Business and Global Head of PIMCO Advisory. Mr. Mogelof will relocate from New York to Hong Kong in August 2014.
Eric J. Mogelof, CFA, FRM
Mr. Mogelof is a Managing Director, Head of PIMCO Asia Pacific, and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. In his previous role, he was Head of PIMCO’s Institutional Business in the Americas and Global Head of PIMCO Advisory. Mr. Mogelof is also a member of PIMCO’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee and served on the board of directors of the PIMCO Foundation. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2003, Mr. Mogelof worked as a financial analyst in the investment banking division at Salomon Brothers and was also an associate at Jupiter Partners, a private equity firm. He has 17 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He received an undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from Yale University.