Pioneer names head of U.S. consultant relations

Mark Dacey was named senior vice president and head of U.S. consultant relations at Pioneer Investments, confirmed Bill Porter, senior vice president and head of U.S. Institutional.

Mr. Porter said in an interview that he had previously been responsible for the duties of U.S. consultant relations.

Mr. Dacey was managing director, head of U.S. consultant relations, at State Street Global Advisors. Alicia Curran Sweeney, SSgA spokeswoman, said. Mr. Dacey left the firm in December and a search for his replacement is under way, Ms. Sweeney said.

Pioneer Investments had $202 billion in total assets under management, including $10.7 billion in U.S. institutional assets, as of Sept. 30.