A Pioneer in Investment Manager

Timothy Armour aka Tim Armour is a pioneer in investment management industry with decades of experience in investments. The Chairman and Chief Executive Office of one of the largest and oldest investment management firm, Capital Group, has made the firm being expanded across the world and diversified its investment strategy. He is instrumental in shaping the vision of the organization with respect to industry expectation on investment management. As a keen promoter of aggressive and active investment strategy, he exhorts the fellow managers to enhance the knowledge about various industries to get excellent results on investments.

His investment advice have helped the firm to withstand with global trembles, and he looks for long-term growth and not bothered about short-term falls. It was evident in the market selloff in September 2015 as he was able to predict and manage the market correction. During those days, he said that considering the positive movements of developing the world and the U.S. markets for six years, the correction was expected. He further said that such corrections are good for the market as it removes any excess in the market. Tim further said that the Federal Reserve has to increase the interest rates periodically considering it was all time low then, to increase the flow of funds to investments, as it leverages the financial system.

Tim’s calculated movements have helped the Capital Group to consolidate its position in the investment management industry. He played a vital role in expanding the business of the firm beyond the traditional geographies, and thus it has got a global footprint. He has also helped the firm to initiate a transparency drive within the organization that includes communication of major changes, movements, and strategies in the organization, to the public.

He joined the Capital Group in 1983 through the Associate Program of the firm. In his 33 years of career, he took care of various responsibilities in the organization. In July 2015, he was named as the CEO of the firm in the wake of the demise of the then CEO James Rothenberg. He completed his bachelor degree in Economics from Middlebury College. He is based out in the Los Angeles office of the firm.

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