Based in Madrid, Julia Salazar will work to develop and expand the position of the company’s business in Spain and Andorra, with a specific focus on retail banks, private banks and family offices.
Salazar will report to Almundena Mendaza, senior sales manager of the company’s Iberian Office.
She was previously client relationship manager at Legg Mason, and has also held positions at Santander Asset Management.
Commenting on the appointment, Jose Castellano, head of Iberia, North America Offshore & Latin American Markets said: “We have been active in Iberia for over 14 years, developing close relationships with the main wholesale clients in both Spain and Portugal, and substantially increasing our assets under management.”
Founded in 1928, Pioneer Investments is a global investment firm with offices in 27 countries, 2,000 employees and approximately €185.5bn in assets under management.
In February, the company launched two liquid alternative strategies through Luxembourg-domiciled funds.
The Pioneer Long/Short Global Bond strategy invests across a broad range of absolute return strategies focused on fixed income and fixed income-related securities, including derivatives.