Foord's New Portfolio Managers Need No Introduction
We are pleased to announce the appointments of Nancy Hossack and JC Xue as portfolio managers. They may be familiar to readers of Foreword or to investors who have attended roadshow events over the years. Their appointments reflect our preference for developing and promoting from within the firm.
Nancy Hossack has joined Nick Balkin and Dave Foord as multiple-counsellor portfolio managers on equity mandates. She has been an analyst for almost ten years, starting at Investec Asset Management (now Ninety One). Nancy joined Foord as an analyst in early 2015 and is Foord’s lead analyst for the retail and technology sectors within the SA environment. Nancy completed a Bachelor of Business Science (Hons) and PGDA at the University of Cape Town and is a CA(SA).
Jing Cong (JC) Xue has been appointed as a multiple-counsellor portfolio manager on the Foord Global Equity Fund alongside Brian Arcese, Dave Foord and Ishreth Hassen. With over eight years in the industry, JC joined Foord in 2017 and is lead analyst for the consumer discretionary, information technology and communication services sectors. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management in Finance (Summa Cum Laude) from the Singapore Management University.