Graham Honda

Mr. Honda is an executive vice president in the Newport Beach office and head of talent acquisition at PIMCO. He oversees all aspects of talent acquisition processes globally, working closely with human resources teams in PIMCO’s offices worldwide to guide strategy and attract and retain talent. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was director of global talent acquisition at Wellington Management in Boston, responsible for lateral and campus recruitment. He previously served as head of recruiting and talent management at Russell Investments and also held recruiting roles at Quellos/BlackRock. Mr. Honda began his career as a derivatives trader at Focus Capital in Chicago, where he also managed and trained other traders. He has more than 20 years of investment and financial services experience and holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Loyola University Chicago.