Pender also welcomes Aman Wednesday, CFA, as a member of the company’s emerging markets investing team, as well as Phil Stafford as a senior trader.
Wednesday has over 25 years of experience in equity research, analysis and stock selection in global and emerging markets. Prior to joining Pender, he worked at AIC Ltd., Omers Capital Markets, AGF Investment Management, Westwood International Advisors and Winnermax Capital.
Phil has considerable knowledge and experience directing stock trading and customer relations/service teams, having worked in the equity, fixed income and derivative markets for over 40 years. He joined Pender after seven years with Westwood International Advisors as SVP Global Equity Trader.
Prior to this, he spent eight years at AGF Investment Management as Vice President – Managing Director of Trading and eight years as Managing Director – Head of Equity Trading at TD Asset Management. Prior to this, he worked on the sales side at Gordon Capital Corporation and CIBC Wood Gundy.
“We are thrilled to have Patricia, Aman and Phil joining Pender. Their combined experience and knowledge of emerging markets are a tremendous addition to the Pender team,” said Felix Narhi, Pender’s CIO. “Patricia’s investment approach is closely tied to Pender Way. We are also particularly excited about her emphasis on impact investing, as it relates to very real environmental and social issues and concerns in emerging markets.”