Pioneer hires new investor relations executive

Dallas-based Pioneer Natural Resources has hired Neal H. Shah to be vice president, investor relations, Kallanish Energy reports.

His appointment is effective June 29. He will report to Frank Hopkins, senior vice president, investor relations.

“Our investor relations program will benefit from his deep understanding of the financial markets and the management of stock portfolios,” said president and CEO Timothy Love, in a statement.

More recently, Shah worked at Thrivent Asset Management and Nuveen Asset Management where he was responsible for energy sector stock selection.

Prior to that, he held posts at Target, Piper Jaffray & Co., RBC Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs & Co.