Timothy Armour is man’s man. Not only is he the chairman, he is the Equity Portfolio Manager and Principal Executive Officer for Capital Research and Management Company. Shortly after graduating from Middlebury College, he began his career at The Capital Group Companies Inc. in 1983.
With a career spanning over 30 years, it would be foolhardy to say he is inexperienced. He is definitely someone who knows a thing or two about investing. In an interview with Financial Times, Armour stated “People shouldn’t stand for benchmark returns because there are alternatives out there that are much better.” He also encouraged investors not to settle for average investing returns and believes changes in the post-Trump market are real. Time and time again, Tim has proven himself as an asset and not a liability. For years, he served as a key deputy to to Mr. Rothenberg.
Currently, Tim is based out in Los Angeles, California. With years of experience, Mr. Armour has put his years of experience to use. Surely, Tim Armour knows the the company in and out. In fact, he spent his entire career there. In the first half of 2015, Capital’s mutual finds brought in more money than any other group. In that same time period, Capital drew in around 17 billion dollars. In July of 2015, Armour was named as chairman of Capital Group. Not only was it expected, it was well deserved. After partnering with Samsung Management, Tim said “The broader plan is to co-design investment solutions.”
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