Hassan Elmasry, Independent Franchise Partners

Hassan is a partner and lead portfolio manager at Independent Franchise Partners, LLP. He has 30 years of investment experience. Prior to founding the Firm in June 2009, Hassan was Managing Director and lead portfolio manager for Global and American Franchise portfolios at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Hassan joined Morgan Stanley in 1995. Previously, Hassan was an international equity portfolio manager for Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management and worked as an international equity analyst for First Chicago Corporation. Hassan received an A.B. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance, both from the University of Chicago. He is a CFA® Charterholder.