General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 14, 2002

Rajiv Jain – Vontobel Asset Management Inc

Rajiv Jain is a Senior Portfolio Manager in the International Equity Group of Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., and holds the titles of Managing Director and Senior Vice President. He joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in November 1994 as an equity Analyst and Associate Portfolio Manager of its international equity portfolios. He was appointed Vice President in January 1998 and First Vice President in January 2000. In February 2002, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and assumed primary responsibility for the international equity product. He is responsible for the research effort and portfolio construction for non-US equity portfolios. Prior to joining Vontobel he worked as an Analyst with Swiss Bank Corporation in New York. Prior to that, he managed a private trust for international investors in Florida. From 1989 to 1990 he worked as an export executive for Indo Rama Synthetics (I) Ltd., Delhi, where he was responsible for currency hedging operations. In 1987 he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from Panjab University, India. He then received in 1989 his Master's in Finance degree from the University of Ajmer, India. In 1990 he received his post-graduate diploma in International Marketing from the Delhi School of Economics, India and later received his MBA degree from the University of Miami in 1993. Profile
TWST: Could you give a brief overview of Vontobel Asset Management and

your responsibilities there?

Mr. Jain: Vontobel is one of the larger private banks and is listed on

the Zurich Stock