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David Fisher

David I. Fisher

David I. Fisher is chairman of the board of The Capital Group Companies, Inc., Capital Group International, Inc., and Capital Guardian Trust Company, as well as an officer and director of numerous affiliated companies. He is a portfolio manager for U.S., non-U.S., global, and emerging markets assets and has been responsible for our organization’s international investing activities since 1982. He joined our organization in 1969 as a financial analyst and was director of research for ten years. Previously, he was an officer of Smith Barney & Co. and a marketing executive with General Electric Company. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, he holds an MBA from the University of Missouri Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Fisher is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts, as well as the International Society of Security Analysts. In addition to serving as a trustee emeritus of the J. Paul Getty Trust, he serves on the board of trustees for Alternative Living for the Aging, Lowe Institute, Harvard-Westlake School, and the UCLA School of Public Affairs. He also serves as an advisory board member of the International Monetary Fund Retirement Plan and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He is based in Los Angeles.