Ravi Mattu will join PIMCO as managing director and head of analytics, effective March 2, confirmed spokesman Mark Porterfield.
Mr. Mattu will oversee portfolio management and client-focused analytics, reporting to Mohamed A. El-Erian, PIMCO's CEO and co-chief investment officer. He will be based in the company’s Newport Beach, Calif., headquarters.
William de Leon, executive vice president and global head of portfolio risk management, had assumed responsibility for analytics on an interim basis, Mr. Porterfield said in an e-mailed response to questions.
Mr. Mattu was managing director and head of research for Citadel Securities, the investment banking arm of hedge fund manager Citadel LLC.