John Paul (JP) Armenio joined Chiron Investment Management, LLC in October 2016 as its Chief Administrative Officer, and Head of International Business. In 2018, Mr. Armenio was named Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Chiron, Mr. Armenio served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Asia Limited, the Japanese Mega-Bank’s Asian subsidiary in Hong Kong, where he led the firm’s Asian expansion strategy. From 1995 until 2008, Mr. Armenio was with Morgan Stanley in Tokyo, New York, and San Francisco, and served as Managing Director and Global Head of Structured Products for the Global Wealth Management Division (GWM). Mr. Armenio also served as Americas Head of Structured Products Distribution for the Institutional Securities Division, having responsibility for solutions across equities, fixed income, commodities, and FX asset classes. Mr. Armenio sat on the Promotion and New Products Committees for the Equity Division, and was Divisional Head of Wharton Recruiting. Mr. Armenio also served on GWM’s Alternative Investment Due Diligence Committee.
Mr. Armenio currently sits as an Investor Board Member for Virtual Media Group, LTD and WeConvene, early stage fintech companies. Mr. Armenio is Co-Founder for Intrepid Ventures LTD and is an Advisor for N.E. Negrych & Co. Effective February 2017, Mr. Armenio serves as a Director of Chiron Funds ICAV, an Irish collective asset-management vehicle, with a sub-fund, Chiron Global Opportunities Fund, organized as UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities).
Mr. Armenio has an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Economics and International Relations from Claremont McKenna College.