International Large-Cap Investment Committee

International Large-Cap Investment Committee

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Jeffrey Germain, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst responsibilities on the Basic Materials Research Team
      • Member of the International Large-Cap Investment Committee
    • Experience began in 2001
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2001
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Financial Analyst with Harcourt
      • CFO of Golf Destinations
  • Education and Skills
    • BS in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Amelia Maccoun Morris, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst and Team Leader responsibilities on the Consumer Products Research Team
      • Member of the International Large-Cap Investment Committee
    • Experience began in 1986
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 1998
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Member of the Emerging Markets Investment Committee with Brandes Investment Partners
      • Member of the Investment Oversight Committee with Brandes Investment Partners
      • Member of the Brandes Institute Advisory Board
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    • AB in economics (Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude) from the University of California, Davis

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Shingo Omura, CFA
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst and Team Leader responsibilities on the Health Care Research Team
      • Member of the International Large-Cap Investment Committee
      • Primary Product Coordinator for the Japan Equity strategy
      • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
    • Experience began in 2001
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2005
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Sell-Side Research Analyst covering basic material and utilities in Japan.
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley
    • BA in economics from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan

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Luiz G. Sauerbronn
Director, Investments Group

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Analyst responsibilities on the Industrials Research Team
      • Member of the International Large-Cap and Small-Cap Investment Committees
      • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee
    • Experience began in 1995
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 2001
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Summer Associate with J.P. Morgan
      • Manager of Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Team with Banco Brascan (part of Brookfield Asset Management) in Brazil
      • Trainee with Royal Dutch Shell
  • Education and Skills
    • MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley
    • BS in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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Brent V. Woods, CFA
Chief Executive Officer

  • Experience
    • Current Responsibilities
      • Chief Executive Officer, leading the firm’s Senior Management Team, which is responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term strategic direction
      • Member of the International Large-Cap Investment Committee
    • Prior Career Highlights
      • Managing Director, Investments Group with Brandes Investment Partners, responsible for the firm’s securities research efforts and oversight of the product investment committees
    • Experience began in 1995
    • Joined Brandes Investment Partners in 1995
    • Limited partner of the firm’s parent company
  • Education and Skills
    • JD (cum laude) from Harvard Law School
    • Master’s in international studies from St. John’s College at Cambridge University, England
    • AB (Phi Beta Kappa) from Princeton University