A. Rama Krishna, CFA
Founder/Chief Investment Officer, ARGA Investment Management, LLC. Mr. Krishna was previously President, International of Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE:PZN) and Managing Principal, Member of Executive Committee, and Portfolio Manager of its operating company in New York. He led the development of the firm's International Value and Global Value strategies in addition to managing the US Large Cap Value strategy in his early years at Pzena. Prior to joining Pzena in 2003, Mr. Krishna was at Citigroup Asset Management, where he was Chief Investment Officer and Head — Institutional and International, and represented the asset management business on the Citigroup Management Committee. Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Krishna was Director of International Equity Research, Portfolio Manager, International Equities and Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Markets Equities at Alliance Capital Management in New York, London and Tokyo.
He has also worked at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, Tokyo and Singapore, first as an Equity Research Analyst and ultimately as Chief Investment Strategist and Director — Equity Research. Mr.Krishna earned a joint M.B.A./M.A. in Asian Studies with a Japan Specialization from the University of Michigan in 1987 and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, The University of Delhi in 1984. Mr. Krishna received the Prize Fellowship in Japanese Business and the University Fellowship at the University of Michigan as well as a Middlebury College Scholarship, when he pursued Japanese at the Middlebury Summer Language program. He was on the MSCI Editorial Advisory Board and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.