Kenneth J. Taubes
Executive Vice President
Chief Investment Officer, US

John CareyKen Taubes is Chief Investment Officer, US, of Pioneer Investment Management USA Inc., the US Division of Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A. He manages Core and Core Plus strategies for retail and institutional clients. He is Portfolio Manager of the Pioneer Strategic Income Fund, Pioneer Bond Fund, and Pioneer Multi-Asset Real Return Fund. He oversees the equity and fixed income portfolio management and research analyst staff in the US. He is chairman of the US Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Pioneer Investments in 1998, Ken spent seven years with Putnam Investments in Boston, most recently as senior vice president and senior portfolio manager for over $15 billion in fixed income assets for more than 30 institutional accounts and 15 open-end mutual funds. Ken also served as senior vice president and corporate treasurer of Home Owners Savings Bank in Boston, a large New England thrift holding company and one of the nation's largest mortgage banks, where he worked from 1986 to 1990. He began his career in 1980 with Bank of New England as a treasury officer in the bank's international treasury division.

Ken received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Syracuse University's Utica College and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University in Boston.