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Gareth Maher

Gareth Maher

Head of Portfolio Management – Global Equity Strategies
Kleinwort Benson Investors International, Ltd.

Gareth Maher is head of portfolio management for the Global Equity Strategies team at Kleinwort Benson Investors (KBI) International, subadviser to the Virtus Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund. He has been a member of the team (formerly named Dividend Plus Strategies) since 2008.

Since joining KBI as a senior portfolio manager in 2000, Mr. Maher has been responsible for managing U.S., Irish, and Far Eastern equities. Prior to KBI, Mr. Maher managed Japanese, Far Eastern, and U.S. equity portfolios for Irish Life Investment Managers and Eagle Star (Zurich) from 1987 to 2000.

Mr. Maher earned a first-class honors bachelor of commerce degree and a first-class honors master’s of economic science degree from University College Dublin. He began his career in the investment industry in 1987.