BOCA RATON, Fla., July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Polen Capital, an independently owned global investment manager, announced today that Research Analyst Jeff Mueller has been named co-portfolio manager of the Firm's Global Growth strategy.
Mueller joined the Large Company Growth Team in 2013 as a research associate and was promoted to research analyst shortly after his hiring. He will manage the Portfolio collaboratively with Lead Portfolio Manager Julian Pick, who launched the Global Growth strategy in 2014.
"I am thrilled to have Jeff join Julian as Co-Portfolio Manager on the Global Growth strategy of our Large Company Growth Team," said Dan Davidowitz, Head of the Large Company Growth Team and Focus Growth Portfolio Manager. "Jeff is a tremendous researcher and exhibits discipline, patience and humility with his investing acumen and leadership. We look forward to having Jeff and Julian protect and grow the assets of our Global Growth clients together."
Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Mueller spent 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, during which he logged over 400 hours flying combat missions in F/A-18s. He ended his tour teaching at MAWTS-1, the Marine Corps version of Top Gun. Mr. Mueller received his B.A. in Communications and Business Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio where he was Captain of the Men's Tennis Team, an All American and NCAA Champion. He is a Tillman Scholar and earned his MBA from Columbia Business School where he graduated from the Value Investing Program with Honors and Distinction. He also is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School.
In response to the announcement, Stan Moss, Polen Capital's CEO, said, "Jeff's promotion is an acknowledgement of the leadership abilities that he has shown during his time with Polen Capital and the research contributions he has made to the Large Company Growth Team. He is a prime example of our Firm's ability to provide opportunities for our professionals to expand and grow."
About Polen Capital
Founded in 1979, Polen Capital is a global investment management firm that provides high value-added quality growth investment strategies to sophisticated clients around the world. The Firm is committed to attracting experienced, disciplined investment professionals to add value to client portfolios. Polen Capital's Large Company Growth Team based in Boca Raton, Florida oversees a global equities universe of high-quality growth companies and manages the flagship Focus Growth, Global Growth, and International Growth investment strategies. The Small Company Growth Team based in Boston oversees the U.S. Small Company Growth strategy. Polen Capital's strategies are offered through various investment vehicles to accommodate a broad range of client mandates. For more information on Polen Capital visit www.polencapital.com and connect with us on LinkedIn.
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