Akinori Matsui Director and CEO, PIMCO Japan Share Add Download Print Mr. Matsui is a managing director and PIMCO Japan’s director, chief executive officer as well as representative in Japan. Prior to taking this role in September 2016, he was director, chairman and co-CEO. Mr. Matsui returned to PIMCO in 2010, after spending more than two years with Wellington Management as a managing director and head of the global relationship group in Japan, overseeing the firm’s business with financial institutions, public and corporate pension funds and subadvisory clients. He first joined PIMCO in 2001. Previously, he worked primarily as a chief portfolio manager in the global fixed income and global equity investment division at Nippon Life Insurance Company and Nissay Asset Management. Currently, he serves as vice chairman of the Japan Investment Advisers Association. He has 32 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Kyoto University. Mr. Matsui is also a chartered member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan.