Healthcare >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 9, 2002

Gregory Aurand – Orbitex Management Inc

GREGORY AURAND is Portfolio Manager of the Orbitex Health & Biotechnology Fund, Orbitex Medical Sciences Fund and the Orbitex Life Sciences and Biotechnology Fund for Orbitex Management, Inc. He joined the firm in September 2001 and has over 18 years of investment experience. For the past six years, Mr. Aurand was responsible for investments in the pharmaceutical, managed care, medical devices and biotech industries. Prior to joining Orbitex, he was Senior Equity Analyst for Munder Capital Management, a portfolio manager and Analyst at Comerica Bank and Assistant Vice President, taxable fixed income at Blunt, Ellis & Loewi, a subsidiary of Kemper. Prior to joining Blunt, Ellis & Loewi, Mr. Aurand began his career in taxable fixed income trading and was a Senior Analyst and consultant, acting as a fixed income advisor and trader to financial institutions in 12 states. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Financial Administration from Michigan State University. Mr. Aurand is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of AIMR (Association for Investment Management and Research) and the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of Orbitex Management and your

responsibilities there?

Mr. Aurand: We're the fund management arm of Orbitex Financial Services

Group. We manage various