TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - AIM Trimark Investments today announced that
Jim Young, who serves as vice-president of investments and has over 30 years
of financial services experience, is being appointed portfolio manager of AIM
Global Technology Fund and AIM Global Technology Class effective immediately.
He is currently lead manager of Trimark Discovery Fund, Trimark U.S. Companies
Fund/Class and co-manages AIM Global Health Sciences Fund/Class and AIM
Trimark Core American Equity Class.
Mr. Young joined AIM Trimark in 1999. He replaces Michelle Espelien
Fenton who has left the firm.
"We believe investors will benefit from Jim's experience as a manager who
has followed the life-sciences and technology sector for many years," said
Patrick Farmer, chief investment officer at AIM Trimark and Head of North
American Retail Investments for AMVESCAP. "As we move forward, we will remain
vigilant in our efforts to provide enduring solutions that are in the best
interests of investors."
AIM Trimark Investments is one of Canada's largest investment management
companies, with over $50 billion(*) in assets under management. AIM Trimark has
become one of Canada's largest and most successful investment management firms
by adhering to proven investment disciplines that build and protect investors'
wealth and by putting investors' interests first. AIM Trimark is a subsidiary
of U.K.-based AMVESCAP PLC, a leading independent global investment manager
dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. AMVESCAP
has approximately $465 billion(*) in assets under management and is listed on
the London, New York and Toronto stock exchanges with the symbol "AVZ".
AMVESCAP operates in 19 countries world-wide with over 5,000 employees.
(*)As at February 28, 2007
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