Craig Sterling is a Senior Vice President and Head of Equity Research, U.S. at Amundi Pioneer. He joined Amundi Pioneer in May 2015. Prior to joining Amundi Pioneer, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Research at EVA Dimensions LLC in New York, an independent equity research firm. Prior to June 2011, he served as a Director in the HOLT Group at Credit Suisse.
James Yu, Vice President and Associate Portfolio Manager of Amundi Pioneer, joined Amundi Pioneer in 2015. Prior to joining Amundi Pioneer, Mr. Yu was a Senior Research Analyst at Wells Capital Management, where he supported small-cap value and mid-cap value strategies. Mr. Yu has been an investment professional since 1995.
Mr. Kripke, a Senior Vice President of Pioneer, joined Pioneer in June 2015. Effective October 1, 2015, Mr. Kripke will become lead manager of the portfolio. Mr. Kripke joined Pioneer from Allianz Global Investors, where he was Co-CIO of the Disciplined Equity Group and a portfolio manager since 2014. Previously, Mr. Kripke was at Wellington Management Company from 2001 to 2013, where he was an associate partner and portfolio manager. Prior to joining Wellington, Kripke was an associate portfolio manager for Merrill Lynch Asset Management since 1999 to 2001.