General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 24, 2003

Eric Weigel – Pioneer Investment Management Usa Inc

ERIC J. WEIGEL is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Pioneer Investment Management USA, Inc. He is the co-portfolio manager of Pioneer Mid Cap Growth Fund and Pioneer Growth Shares. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Weigel was Head of Global Asset Allocation and Portfolio Manager at Chancellor LGT Asset Management in New York from 1994 through 1998. The instruments covered included stock index and bond futures, as well as currency forwards. In addition to his responsibilities in New York, he assisted with the management of global equity portfolios out of London. Prior to that, Mr. Weigel was with INVESCO Management and Research in Boston, managing both domestic and international equity portfolios using quantitative methods. He began his investment career in 1989 with the Frank Russell Company where he was head of forecasting strategies. He earned a BS degree from Iowa State University. Mr. Weigel worked as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and then earned an MBA degree from the University of Chicago. He is a frequent speaker at investment conferences and has published in The Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Analyst Journal, The Journal of Investing and the Journal of Management Science. Mr. Weigel has also made appearances on CNBC's Squawk Box, CNNfn's The Money Gang and on Bloomberg TV. Profile
TWST: What is Pioneer Investment Management USA?

Mr. Weigel: Pioneer was an independent company until about three years

ago, at which time we were purchased by the second largest bank