Mark Spina has been named executive vice president and head of U.S. intermediary distribution, effective January 5. In this new role he will lead internal and external wholesaling, business development, and relationship management teams focused on building relationships with financial intermediaries. He will be responsible for distributing Pioneer’s investment solutions across client types.
Spina will report to Lisa Jones, president and CEO of Pioneer Investment Management USA.
“Mark has extensive experience across all channels and a demonstrated track record of enhancing partnerships with clients,” Jones says. “I am confident that with Mark’s leadership, Pioneer will work closely with our clients to enhance our partnerships across these channels. I am excited to have Mark as a member of our leadership team.”
Erik Gosule is also joining Pioneer Investments. He takes on the role of senior vice president and head of marketing and product development for the company’s U.S. division, effective December 15, 2014. He is responsible for developing an integrated marketing platform for Pioneer’s investment solutions across all channels, as well as leading the U.S. division’s product development efforts. He, too, will report to Jones.
“Erik’s breadth of investment experience, ranging from product development and management to marketing and consultant relations, makes him well suited to expand our suite of investment solutions and to better communicate the merits of Pioneer’s capabilities to the marketplace, ” Jones adds. “He will be instrumental in developing a fully integrated marketing and product development platform aligning our investment capabilities with client expectations and needs.”