John Hock is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Altrinsic Global Advisors, LLC. He is a portfolio manager/analyst with primary research responsibility for the financial sector. Prior to founding Altrinsic, Mr. Hock was Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, and member of the Investment Strategy Committee at Hansberger Global Investors. Earlier, Mr. Hock was a vice president and senior analyst in the Global Securities Research and Economics Group at Merrill Lynch, where his analysis focused on overseas equities. Mr. Hock holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He received a B.S. in Applied Economics from Cornell University and a M.B.A. in Finance from New York University.
John DeVita is a portfolio manager/analyst with primary research responsibility for the global consumer and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining Altrinsic, he spent 10 years at Société Générale Asset Management, where he was responsible for international securities analysis, trading and operations in the equity, fixed income and foreign currency markets. Mr. DeVita has a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Rehan Chaudhri is a portfolio manager/analyst with primary research responsibility for companies in the industrials and materials sectors. Prior to joining Altrinsic, Rehan was a senior vice president and portfolio manager for Lazard Asset Management, where he was responsible for managing its international diversified and select funds. Previously, he was a managing director for Brandywine Asset Management’s global and international funds. Earlier Rehan was a Hong Kong-based telecommunications analyst for Morgan Stanley. Mr. Chaudhri began his career as a management consultant and worked for Booz, Allen & Hamilton. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Mr. Chaudhri received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Andrew Waight is an analyst with primary research responsibility for the global health care sector. He has specialized in global health care since 1992 and has been a portfolio manager of the CI Global Health Sciences Fund since 1999. Prior to this, Mr. Waight managed assets for BPI Mutual Funds and Mutual Asset Management. Mr. Waight holds an honors bachelor of science degree in Genetics, a M.Sc. in Biochemistry and a M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Waight also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Srinivas Polaki is an analyst with primary research responsibility for the energy and technology sectors. Prior to joining Altrinsic, Mr. Polaki was a global research analyst covering companies in the industrials sector at Lazard Asset Management. Before Lazard, he worked at Anthem Inc. as a senior analyst. Mr. Polaki has received a B.S. in Engineering from Andhra University in India, a M.S. in Engineering from University of Cincinnati and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Polaki also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.