Pioneer Names Taylor to U.S. Relationship Management Post

December 18, 2008 ( - Boston-based Pioneer Investments has named Bill C. Taylor Senior Vice President and Head of Relationship Management and Strategic Alliances Group in the U.S.

According to a news release, Taylor will be involved in key aspects of Pioneer’s sales organization, including relationships with broker-dealers and corporate accounts. He reports to Joseph D. Kringdon, Head of U.S. Retail Distribution and President of Pioneer Funds Distributor, Inc.

Taylor joins Pioneer Investments from Evergreen Investments, where he was President, Managed Assets, and Head of National Broker Dealer. Prior to Evergreen, Taylor was a Director and Senior Vice President at MFS Investment Management, where he oversaw the firm’s distribution of separately managed accounts.

He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science degree.

“Bill is an enthusiastic and highly motivated veteran of the asset management industry and will be a valuable part of our efforts to build stronger relationships with key partners,” said Kringdon, in the announcement.