Jimmy Ly, part of Pioneer Investment’s sales team in Miami, will join Robeco on January 17th. Funds Society has learned that Ly will join Robeco’s Miami office as Executive Director heading the Americas Sales Team (US Offshore and Latin America). Ly will succeed Joel Peña, who recently left the company.
According to Robeco, Jimmy Ly will be join Robeco as new head of Sales US Offshore & Latin America reporting to Javier García de Vinuesa. He will be responsible for maintaining, developing and expanding existing relationships with Robeco’s current client base and the main players in the America’s offshore region, and for acquiring and developing relationships with new clients which lead to new business opportunities.
Jimmy will continue working at Pioneer Investments until January 13th to help with the transition process to the rest of the team.
Joel Peña exited Robeco recently after two and a half years at the asset manager firm. In June 2014 Robeco released his appointment as part of the Latin America and US Offshore team to position Robeco’s business development in the Latin American and US Offshore market.
Following 15 years in Pioneer Investments
Jimmy started his career in 1998 as Mutual Funds Relationship & Product Manager at Merril Lynch in New York. He relocated to Singapore to manage and accelerate Merril Lynch´s mutual fund sales and marketing business in Asia.
In 2002 he joined Pioneer Investments as Regional Sales Manager in Los Angeles and Miami. During his last two years at Pioneer Investments he was Senior Sales Manager.
Jimmy holds and MBA International Marketing from Loyola Marymount Univesity Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts from the California State University in Northridge.