With 22 years of industry experience, Chris Garrett, CFA, is ready to lead Brandes' Asian operation in responding to growing interest in equities and alpha generation in the region.
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Brandes Investment Partners Promotes Christopher Garrett to CEO of Asia Operations
SAN DIEGO; February 10, 2015 – Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. (“Brandes”), a value investment firm, announced today that Christopher Garrett, CFA, has been appointed CEO of the firm’s Asian affiliate, Brandes Investment Partners (Asia) Pte. Ltd., based in Singapore. He succeeds Ed Sherman, who retired on December 31, 2014, after 16 years with the firm in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Garrett has 22 years of finance and global investment experience including nearly 15 years at Brandes or with its Asian affiliate, where he most recently served as an executive director and institutional portfolio manager. He currently sits on the firm’s Emerging Market Investment Committee, which manages Brandes’ Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) equity portfolios.
Before joining Brandes, Mr. Garrett was a portfolio manager/analyst for DuPont Capital Management. He earned his MBA from Columbia University’s Business School.
“Chris brings hands-on value investing experience to the Brandes Asian operation,” said Oliver Murray, managing director of portfolio management and client services at Brandes. “This is particularly important as we see more interest in equities and alpha generation in Asia.”
About Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
Brandes is a leading investment advisory firm, specializing in managing global equity and fixed-income assets for clients worldwide. Since the firm’s inception in 1974, Brandes has consistently applied the value investing approach, pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to security selection and was among the first investment firms to bring a global perspective to value investing. The independently owned firm manages a variety of active investment strategies and applies its investment philosophy consistently in all market conditions.
Brandes Investment Partners (Asia) Pte. Ltd. is headquartered in Singapore and is an affiliate of Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.