A Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO) advertisement is displayed on a building in Hong Kong, China, (Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg)

Pimco Names Four Men, One Woman as New Managing Directors

(Bloomberg) -- Pacific Investment Management Co. named four men and one woman as new managing directors, the equivalent of partners of the firm that oversees $1.66 trillion.

The new appointees are:

  • Mangala V. Ananthanarayanan, head of business management teams in Europe, the Middle East Africa and Asia. Before joining Pimco in 2006, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC. She’s based in London.
  • Pramol Dhawan, co-chair of the emerging markets portfolio committee. He joined Pimco in 2013 from Societe Generale. He’s based in Newport Beach, California.
  • Greg Sharenow, portfolio manager in Newport Beach focused on commodities, energy and real assets. He joined Pimco in 2011 from Hess Energy Trading.
  • Jason R. Steiner, a portfolio manager based in Newport Beach responsible for opportunistic residential real estate debt and equity products. He joined Pimco in 2009 from Natixis Capital Markets.
  • Ichiro Takeuchi, head of institutional client management in Japan. He joined Pimco in 2003 from Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

With Thursday’s promotions, Pimco, a unit of Allianz SE, has 80 managing directors, 13 of whom are women, according to spokeswoman Agnes Crane. The list includes Mike Amey, who is retiring in June.

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