PIMCO Hires Head of Analytics

February 22, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - PIMCO has hired Ravi Mattu as a Managing Director and Head of Analytics.

Mattu will be based in the firm’s Newport Beach office. Starting March 2, he will oversee portfolio management analytics as well as client-facing analytics globally, reporting to Mohamed A. El-Erian, PIMCO’s CEO and co-CIO.  

According to a press release, Mattu has 28 years of investment experience and most recently was head of research and strategy for Citadel Securities. He previously served as chief fixed income strategist at Citadel. Prior to his recent responsibilities there, Ravi held a number of senior positions during a 17-year career at Lehman Brothers, including global head of equities and fixed income research, head of quantitative fixed income research, and head of securitized product research.   

Mattu holds an MBA from University of Chicago, as well as a graduate degree from the Indian Institute of Management, and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from GB Pant University in India.

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