Equity portfolio manager, chairman and principal executive officer of Capital Research and Management Company; chairman and chief executive officer of Capital Group and Chairman of Capital Group Companies. These are just a few of the titles that Timothy Armour has acquired after three decades of dedication, hard work and experience.
‘Tim’, as he is known to many, is the perfect definition of the future of investment.
Education and Work Background
Timothy Armour holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Middlebury College.
The inception of his career at Capital in 1983 was as a participant in The Associates Program. In the early stages of his career at Capital as an Equity Investment Analyst, Tim handled global telecommunications and U.S. service companies.
Following his predecessor’s sudden death, Timothy Armour was named chairman of the Capital Group in July 2015. He expressed his condolences and assured the team that he will take on his responsibilities without fail and work to the success of Capital Group.
Janet Yang agrees that Timothy Armour (@timarmour) is the perfect person to fill the former chairman’s shoes. She owes this to his ability to anticipate the future by deciphering the needs and demands of the business and its employees.
She also praises the company’s efficient administrative and accountability measures which technically simplify the task of execution.
Capital Partners with Samsung Assessment Management
Capital Group and Samsung Assessment Management (SAM) partnered strategically to achieve reliable investment and retirement solutions, specifically in South Korea. To this effect, their aim was to co-design and develop programs that would fulfill the needs of people and businesses in that region.
Timothy Armour encouraged this move and promised the people of South Korea that both companies will work hard to deliver an investment solution that works. He also sincerely thanked Samsung Assessment Management for partnering with Capital Group for the project.
Thoughts on the Market Selloff in 2015
Timothy Armour states that the market selloff in 2015 was anticipated. Although the U.S. market was valued fairly, the valuation was stretched for some companies and industries more than others. He further advised that once in a while, this market correction is good for markets as it reduces the effects of any market excess.
Timothy Armour is one of the most respected professional fund managers in the U.S. His determination and dedication towards achieving working investment solutions has earned him a lot of recognition in the investment sector globally.