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Ralph Lopez

Executive VP; APAC Chief Administration Officer at PIMCO


Mr. Lopez is an executive vice president and chief administrative officer for the Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and worked in the Hong Kong, Newport Beach and Tokyo offices previously. His regional responsibilities include day-to-day leadership of trade support, fund operations, investment management operations, local technology and finance. He is a member of the DTCC Executive Council (Asia). He initially joined PIMCO in 1999 and re-joined in 2005 after four and a half years at State Street IMS, where he headed various operations teams including the Asia Pacific operations. Prior to that, he worked for nine years in Bank of America’s loan syndication unit as well as the high yield and distressed debt trading area. He has 29 years of financial services experience and has held positions in front, middle and back offices. He holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from DePaul University in Chicago and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

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