Taro Shiroyama joined M&G Investments as managing director, institutional business development, in Tokyo.
The position is new. A Hong Kong-based spokesman said Mr. Shiroyama is effectively opening a new office in Tokyo for M&G Investments. The firm's real estate affiliate, M&G Real Estate Asia, likewise has an office in Tokyo.
Mr. Shiroyama comes to M&G from PIMCO Japan, where he served as a senior vice president and head of the firm's Tokyo product and solutions team, according to an M&G news release.
A Pacific Investment Management Co. spokeswoman declined to comment.