NEWPORT BEACH, California
(October 18, 2016)
- PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has announced that Sapna Shah, Executive Vice President, will be the firm’s new
Inclusion, Diversity and Culture (IDC) Officer, a senior role created to oversee and further advance PIMCO’s global initiatives aimed at cultivating a
diverse and inclusive workplace. Ms. Shah will report to Jay Jacobs, PIMCO’s President.
During her nine years with the firm, most recently as an Executive Vice President in the Institutional Account Management team in the Newport Beach office,
Ms. Shah has demonstrated a long-term commitment to PIMCO IDC initiatives and is committed to evolving PIMCO’s culture through action and partnership.
“This is an incredibly important role for PIMCO,” Mr. Jacobs said. “Improvements and innovation in Inclusion, Diversity and Culture lead to better business
decisions, greater professional development for all employees and a better workplace environment.”
Ms. Shah will be responsible for partnering closely with the IDC committee, Executive Committee, Human Resources team and all IDC related committees to
progress the firm’s IDC initiatives. She will develop and manage the execution globally of all IDC initiatives at the firm for PIMCO Women, PIMCO PRIDE,
PIMCO Veterans, PIMCO Parents, and Flex@PIMCO.
“Sapna is a proven leader and her involvement in IDC and campus recruiting initiatives over many years has given her a thorough understanding of the
complexities of IDC initiatives,” Mr. Jacobs said.