Press Release

PIMCO Hires Colin Riendeau as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development

Mr. Riendeau will help identify and evaluate PIMCO’s strategic growth opportunities

 

Newport Beach, California (28 June, 2018) – PIMCO, one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers, has hired Colin Riendeau as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development.  Mr. Riendeau will be based in PIMCO’s New York office and will report to John Kirkowski, Managing Director and co-Chief Financial Officer. 

Mr. Riendeau will be focused on PIMCO’s efforts to identify, evaluate and maximize strategic growth opportunities. 

“Colin brings great expertise and experience in assessing and capitalizing on growth opportunities, which will ultimately benefit our clients and enable us to continue to serve as a premier provider of fixed income strategies to investors around the world,” said John Kirkowski, Managing Director and co-Chief Financial Officer. 

Mr. Riendeau has spent more than 13 years in financial services and joins from Apollo where he was a member of the firm’s strategy team, assessing growth opportunities spanning alternative asset management and specialty finance.  Prior to Apollo he spent over 10 years in investment banking focused on the financial services sector, most recently as an executive director in the financial institutions group at UBS.  Mr. Riendeau holds an MBA with honors from Columbia Business School and received his undergraduate degree in applied economics from Cornell University.

PIMCO has hired more than 500 new employees over the last two years, including 113 investment professionals across private strategies, client analytics, emerging markets, mortgages, real estate and macroeconomics.

Professional Bio

Mr. Riendeau is an Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development at PIMCO. He has more than 13 years in financial services and joins from Apollo where he was a member of the firm’s strategy team, assessing growth opportunities spanning alternative asset management and specialty finance. Prior to Apollo he spent over 10 years in investment banking focused on the financial services sector, most recently as an executive director in the financial institutions group at UBS. Mr. Riendeau holds an MBA with honors from Columbia Business School and received his undergraduate degree in applied economics from Cornell University.

Media Contacts

Jochen Haegele
EMEA Corporate Communications
Munich
+49.89.26209.6293
jochen.haegele@pimco.com

Jennifer Spivey
U.K. and EMEA Corporate Communications
London
+44.20.3640.1484
jennifer.spivey@pimco.com

Michael Reid
Global Head of Corporate Communications
New York
+1.212.597.1301
michael.reid@pimco.com

Agnes Crane
U.S. Corporate Communications
New York
+1.212.597.1054
agnes.crane@pimco.com

Laura Batty
U.S. Corporate Communications
Newport Beach
+1.949.720.6374
laura.batty@pimco.com

Donna Chan
APAC Corporate Communications
Hong Kong
+852.3650.7752
donna.chan@pimco.com

Millie Dravers
Australia Corporate Communications
Sydney
+612.9290.9577
millie.dravers@pimco.com

Disclosures

About PIMCO 

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 45+ years since, we have continued to bring innovation and expertise to our partnership with clients seeking the best investment solutions. Today we have offices across the globe and 2,150+ professionals united by a single purpose: creating opportunities for investors in every environment. PIMCO is owned by Allianz S.E., a leading global diversified financial services provider.

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