Pioneer Investments names institutional sales director
Pioneer Investments has announced the addition that Dean Heaney (pictured) has been named Institutional Sales director.
Based in London, Heaney will be responsible for developing Pioneer Investments’ growing Institutional business in the UK.
He will report to Jonathan May, head of UK Institutional Business Development.
With over 10 years industry experience, he joins Pioneer Investments from Royal London Asset Management where he was responsible for Institutional Business Development.
Heaney previously held a similar position at Diawa SB Investments. Prior to that, he spent four years at Fidelity in London where he held several key institutional sales and marketing roles.
May said: “We are extremely pleased to attract a professional of Dean’s calibre and experience. As one of the UK’s strongest direct sales people, we consider his decision to come on board as endorsement of the exceptional progress that our institutional business has made in a relatively short time.
“His proven track record of executing business development initiatives will be invaluable as we continue to build on our recent institutional successes.”
Commenting on his appointment Dean Heaney said: “I had been very aware of the growth of Pioneer Investments over the past 2 years so when the chance came to join I jumped at it.
“I know the business has gained significant momentum attracting strong interest from both clients and consultants. I look forward to working with the team and engaging with clients to showcase the high quality set of investment solutions we offer to help them to achieve their investment goals.”