PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Investment Management announced the recent hiring of Gabe Goddard as Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel beginning next month. In this role, Gabe will supervise and monitor the firm's breadth of activities and oversee the current and future development of processes to ensure that risk management and regulatory compliance continue as principal parts of the company's operations.
"Gabe has significant experience that will benefit Jensen and our clients," said Rob McIver, Principal at Jensen. "Since Jensen's inception, we have emphasized our compliance efforts as we seek to be aligned with our clients' best interests. The addition of Gabe is another important step in that ongoing process."
Mr. Goddard brings to Jensen more than 12 years of legal and compliance experience. Most recently, Gabe served as Senior Compliance Officer for Fifth Third Asset Management, Inc. Prior to Fifth Third, Gabe worked as an Associate Compliance Officer and then CCO of CinFin Capital Management, and as Associate Compliance Attorney and Staff Counsel for subsidiaries of Cincinnati Financial Corporation. Gabe received his Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law and B.A. degrees in History and Spanish from Indiana University.
Jensen Investment Management of Lake Oswego, Oregon is an independent, employee-owned asset management company with total assets under management of over $5.5 billion as of June 2012.
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