IE Staff Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Thierry Vallée has been appointed portfolio manager, head of CanadianeEquities, with primary responsibility for Canadian equity and dividend portfolios, Russell Investments Canada Ltd. said Monday. “Thierry’s extensive experience in constructing and managing portfolios complements the existing expertise of our highly regarded investment team,” said David Feather, president & CEO, Russell Canada. Related news FSRA appoints new board member NEO, Invesco launch four index PTFs Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Franklin Templeton renames funds with new managers Vallée has 18 years of investment industry experience, with a strong background in equity strategy research and fund management, as well as multi-asset fund management. Before joining Russell, Vallée held a senior role at TD Asset Management, where he was responsible for generating investment insights and undertaking primary research into companies and industries. He has also been a managing director of portfolio strategy, overseeing U.S. and global asset-allocation programs, fund-of-funds portfolios and multi-manager wrap portfolios. In his new role, Vallée will be instrumental in the selection of asset strategies and managers for Russell’s Sovereign Program and LifePoints Portfolios, which provide investors with customized solutions for their investment goals. Vallée joined Russell Investments at the end of January. Keywords Fund managers, Appointments
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