New York-based PineBridge Investments, a multi-asset class investment manager, this week appointed C. Kim Goodwin and Don Wilson to its board. Goodwin most recently served as managing director and head of equities for Credit Suisse’s Asset Management Division. Wilson was chief risk officer of JP Morgan Chase from 2003 until his retirement in 2006.
PineBridge Investments (“PineBridge”), the global multi-asset class investment manager, today announced the appointment of C. Kim Goodwin and Don M. Wilson, III as non-executive members of its Board of Directors, which is led by the firm’s Non-Executive Chairman, E. Mervyn Davies. Ms. Goodwin and Mr. Wilson’s appointments will be effective immediately.
Commenting on the appointments, Lord Davies said, “It is vital that corporate boards are made up of the most talented people who can offer individual and complementary perspectives. Adding Kim and Don to the Board strengthens our existing governance and re-emphasizes the importance of supporting PineBridge’s strategic vision. I believe the Board is now even better equipped to lead the firm in becoming a premier global investment manager.”
CEO Win J. Neuger added, “We are excited to bring on Kim and Don, two financial services veterans who have a deep understanding of the global nature of our business. Both Kim and Don bring leadership experience and rich industry knowledge to the Board, which will undoubtedly contribute to the continued growth and success of PineBridge.”
Ms. Goodwin most recently served as Managing Director and Head of Equities for Credit Suisse’s Asset Management Division, responsible for the management of the firm’s equity products in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Prior to that she was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Equities at State Street Research & Management Company, Chief Investment Officer of US Growth Equities at American Century Investments, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Putnam Investments, and filled various positions at Prudential Investment Management and Mellon Bank. She has served on a number of corporate and not-for-profit boards, and is presently an Independent Trustee of Allianz Global Investors Fund and an Independent Director of Akamai Technologies, focusing on the Audit Committee and Compensation.
Mr. Wilson was Chief Risk Officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co. from 2003 until his retirement in 2006. In this role, Mr. Wilson had global responsibility for credit, equity, market, and operational risk. He was also a member of JP Morgan’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee. Prior to this, he held the position of co-head of JP Morgan’s Credit & Rates Division, with global responsibility for derivatives, syndicated loans, bonds, structured products, emerging markets, government securities, and foreign exchange. He began his career at Chemical Bank where he held senior positions in domestic and international investment banking. Mr. Wilson currently serves on the boards of the Bank of Montreal and Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc., is the Chairman of Annual Giving at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he received an MBA, and is a former Vice Chairman of Annual Leadership Giving at the Harvard College Fund. Mr. Wilson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
About PineBridge Investments
PineBridge Investments manages $80.9 billion in assets, as of March 31, 2011 for institutional and individual clients across an extensive platform of listed equity, fixed income, private equity and hedge capabilities. With approximately 800 employees in 31 countries and jurisdictions, PineBridge Investments’ strong global network captures local market knowledge and identifies potential opportunities for the benefit of investors around the world. For additional information on PineBridge Investments, visit www.pinebridge.com.