CFA Society Chicago Events
Distinguished Speaker Series: Jean-Marie Eveillard (Ended)
CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour
Attire: Business Casual
Menu: Chef's Choice (vegetarian meal and iced tea available upon request)
Registration: Register Online
Hosted by: Distinguished Speaker Series Advisory Group
Jean-Marie Eveillard became a senior advisor to the First Eagle Investment Management Global Value team in March 2009 and now serves as board trustee to First Eagle Funds. From 1979-2004, Eveillard was the lead portfolio manager for all of First Eagle Investment Management Global Value investment strategies. He left these duties at the end of 2004 but continued to serve as a senior advisor to the Global Value team, and returned as lead portfolio manager in March 2007 until Matt McLennan became lead portfolio manager and head of the team in March 2009.
Eveillard started his career in 1962 with Société Générale before relocating to the United States in 1968. Two years later, Jean-Marie began as an analyst with the SoGen International Fund. In 1979, he was appointed portfolio manager of the SoGen International Fund, later named the First Eagle Global Fund. Eveillard was named Morningstar's International Manager of the Year in 2001, and in 2003 received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Morningstar for building one of the most successful long-term records in the investment business.
Eveillard is a graduate of Écoles des Hautes Études Commerciales, a French graduate school for economic studies.
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