General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 18, 2014
Pursuing Global Growth Equities
James D. Hamel, CFA, is a Managing Director of Artisan Partners and a Portfolio Manager on the Growth team. In this role, he is Lead Portfolio Manager for the Artisan Global Opportunities strategy, including Artisan Global Opportunities Fund and Portfolio Manager for the Artisan U.S. Mid-Cap Growth and U.S. Small-Cap Growth strategies, including Artisan Mid Cap and Artisan Small Cap Funds. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in May 1997, Mr. Hamel was a Financial Associate, Cost Analyst and Operations Manager of Kimberly-Clark Corporation from March 1990 to May 1997. He began his career at Carlson, Posten & Associates. Mr. Hamel holds a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, where he was a three-time Academic All-American. Profile
TWST: Could you please begin with an overview of Artisan Global Opportunities and the Growth Team, with a view to its underlying investment philosophy?