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Securities Division

 

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Portfolio Managers/Regional & Industry Specialists

Global

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Richard Safranek is a Senior Vice President and a Portfolio Manager covering Asian-Pacific and Emerging Markets. Before joining Wafra, he was a research analyst for Worldwide Investments, located in Hong Kong, and has 20 years of experience. Mr. Safranek has a BA degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University,an MBA from Columbia University and has completed a Chinese language program at Beijing Language Institute.

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Adam Vigh is a Vice President and the Portfolio Manager for European Equities with over 10 years of experience. He joined Wafra in 2004, after nearly five years at Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), where he was involved in the construction of index products. Mr. Vigh graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Economics, and holds an MBA degree in Finance from New York University.

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Mohamad A. Yatim is a Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager specializing in European equities. Prior to joining Wafra, he was a Financial Risk Management (FRM) Consultant at KPMG. Previously, he worked as an Equity Analyst and as an Investment Portfolio Analyst in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Yatim holds a dual Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting with honors from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY and an MBA from Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) level 2 candidate.

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Virginia Seaman Allen is a Vice President and acts as the group's quantitative analyst, global trader and generalist for the global portfolios. She came to Wafra in 1995 after 5 years at AIG-Global. Ms. Allen holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

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Kenneth Chan is an Analyst covering European Equities. He joined Wafra in 2006 and spent 6 years with the Securities Operations group where he gained extensive knowledge of systems and portfolio analytics before transitioning to the European Equities team. Mr. Chan graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.A. in Political Science.

 

 

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