William Nygren is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Harris Associates L.P. He joined Harris Associates in 1983 as an investment analyst and later served as the firm’s Director of Research. He served previously as an investment analyst with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Mr. Nygren has received numerous accolades over the course of his investment career, including Morningstar's Domestic Stock Manager of the Year in 2001.

Mr. Nygren holds a BA in accounting from the University of Minnesota and a MS in finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Applied Security Analysis Program. He is a CFA® charterholder.

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