PRESS RELEASE

 

Que Nguyen Joins Research Affiliates as Head of Product Management


 

Newport Beach, California, September 9, 2021 – Research Affiliates, a global leader in smart beta and asset allocation, today announced that Que Nguyen has joined the firm as Partner and Head of Product Management. In this position Ms. Nguyen will report to Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer Chris Brightman and will be a member of the Research Affiliates Management Committee.

"Research Affiliates is pleased to announce that Que Nguyen is joining our firm. Que's track record and expertise with innovative portfolio management make her an excellent fit with our culture and business model," said Chris Brightman. "We welcome Que and look forward to collaborating with her to help transform our industry by developing products that better serve investors."

For the last seven years, Ms. Nguyen worked as Managing Director at Willett Advisors in New York. Willett manages the philanthropic assets of Michael R. Bloomberg, including the assets of Bloomberg Philanthropies. Prior to her position at Willett, she served as Managing Director at the University of Chicago Office of Investments. Que has also worked at Numeric Investors, Morgan Stanley, State Street, and Barra.

"I have admired Research Affiliates and its research, culture, and business model for many years," said Que Nguyen. "I have an acute understanding of the firm's investment approach and have seen the firm's emphasis on innovation and investor impact. I look forward to helping the firm continue its mission and am delighted to be joining such a well-regarded team."

Ms. Nguyen received an A.B. honors degree from Harvard University in Applied Mathematics with an emphasis in Economics.

For further information please contact:

Tyler Bradford, Hewes Communications, Inc., +1 (212) 207-9454, 
hewesteam@hewescomm.com

About Research Affiliates

Research Affiliates, LLC, is a global leader in smart beta and asset allocation. Founded in 2002 and based in Newport Beach, California, Research Affiliates is dedicated to creating value for investors and seeking to have a profound impact on the global investment community through its insights and products. The firm's investment strategies are built on a strong research base and are led by Rob Arnott and Chris Brightman. Research Affiliates delivers solutions in partnership with some of the world's leading financial institutions through their offerings of mutual funds, ETFs, separately managed accounts, and/or commingled accounts. As of June 30, 2021, over $171 billion in assets are managed worldwide using investment strategies developed by Research Affiliates.

 

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