Charles Brandes, Brandes Investment Partners
Charles Brandes is Chairman of the firm’s five-member Executive Committee, where he shares responsibility for driving strategic decisions and monitoring implementation of the firm’s vision and objectives at Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. He is also a member of the all-cap investment committee and the Investment Oversight Committee, which monitors the processes and activities of the firm’s investment committees. Before founding Brandes in 1974, Mr. Brandes became an acquaintance of Benjamin Graham, widely considered the father of the value-investing approach. He has also authored a book on value investing. Mr. Brandes is a board member of several organizations involved in scientific, eleemosynary and cultural work. He earned his BA in economics from Bucknell University and has 46 years of investment experience.