Timothy Armour is the current Principal Executive Officer, Chairman, And Director of The Capital Group. He studied at Middlebury College, in the United States, where he attained his degree in economics. This background has formed a good base for his career in the company.
He has worked in The Capital Group since 1983, where he began his career as a participant in The Associates Program. He later continued as an equity investment analyst after being promoted due to his hard work and efforts made throughout the years. Tim was then moved up to assistant chairman where he cooperated with other senior members in passing and execution of the company’s overall strategies and observing its operations.
Timothy Armour was voted in as chair in the year 2015 by the Capital’s board members. It was done to succeed James Rothenberg who passed away due to a heart attack. He has continually safeguarded the performance of the company’s stock pickers in his office, and this has brought him success throughout his profession.
Tim’s advice to investors, that they can find managers who are worth their salt. They do not have to settle for average returns on investments. He says that the best managers will dedicate most of the time to research and analysis to discover the companies’ future chances.
Janet Yang, CFA, claims that the Capital Group has endured some changes and the company’s stocks have trailed bonds. According to Janet funds allocation is successful. The materialistic allocation funds are the most important consideration, and it has appeared to be ahead of moderate allocation funds. As a result, the material resources have the least stakes in equities while the moderate one ends up the largest.
Tim Armour specified that The United States economy is not evolving as good as anticipated in the year’s second half. It is expected that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. He states that the Federal Reserve still needs to raise rates since near-zero interest rates are accompanied by excessive risks to investors.
He has been an active team player throughout his career. He believes that the success of the Capital Group cannot be attributed to one individual but all the hard work and talents of the associates’ members of the company.He plans on continuing the company’s 84-year legacy of fulfilling commitments to investors and the advisors working with them