Graham Honda


Mr. Honda is an executive vice president in the Newport Beach office and head of talent acquisition and learning at PIMCO. He oversees all aspects of talent acquisition processes globally, working closely with human resources teams in PIMCO’s offices worldwide to guide strategy and attract talent. He also leads our core learning function, including new hire on-boarding, new hire orientation, and technical and professional skill learning offerings. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was director of global talent acquisition at Wellington Management in Boston, responsible for lateral and campus recruitment. He previously served as head of recruiting and talent management at Russell Investments and also held recruiting roles at Quellos/BlackRock. Mr. Honda began his career in derivatives sales and trading at Chase. He has more than 20 years of investment and financial services experience and holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Loyola University of Chicago.