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Michael Thompson

Head of Singapore Office

Mr. Thompson is an executive vice president, head of the Singapore office and head of the wealth management group in Asia ex-Japan. In his capacity as head of Singapore, Mr. Thompson chairs the board of PIMCO Asia Ltd. As head of global wealth management in Asia ex-Japan, he manages a group focused on building distribution relationships with financial institutions that outsource to third-party managers on the basis of open, guided or managed architecture. Previously, Mr. Thompson was head of European third-party distribution and based in PIMCO’s London office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he was responsible for U.K. business development and marketing at Western Asset Management Company. He has 23 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree in economics and law from the University of Natal in South Africa. He has completed the Leadership Excellence through Awareness and Practice program at INSEAD.