Pimco names four more officers

Pimco, the world’s largest bond fund manager, said yesterday the firm had appointed four additional deputy chief investment officers ahead of CEO Mohamed El-Erian’s departure. Mark Kiesel, Virginie Maisonneuve, Scott Mather and Mihir Worah, currently managing directors at Pacific Investment Management Co., will join Dan Ivascyn and Andrew Balls as deputy chief investment officers. It takes the number of deputy chief investment officers to six.