David Herro is the Chief Investment Officer – International Equities at Harris Associates L.P. and serves as a Deputy Chairman and a Portfolio Manager of a number of Oakmark funds. He was named Morningstar’s International–Stock Fund Manager of the Decade for 2000-2009 and Morningstar's International–Stock Fund Manager of the Year for 2016.* Mr. Herro has been managing international portfolios since 1986, previously managing international portfolios for The State of Wisconsin Investment Board and The Principal Financial Group.

Mr. Herro, who joined Harris Associates in 1992, holds a BS in business and economics from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville (1983) and an MA in economics from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (1985). He is a CFA® charterholder.


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* According to Morningstar: The Fund Manager of the Year award recognize portfolio managers who demonstrate excellent investment skill and the courage to differ from the consensus to benefit investors. The Fund Manager of the Year winners are chosen based on Morningstar’s proprietary research and an in-depth evaluation by its manager research analyst team. Up to five awards are given every year for managers from each of the following asset classes: Domestic Stock, International Stock, Fixed Income, Allocation, and Alternatives. According to Morningstar: The Morningstar Manager of the Decade Award (2000–2009) is selected by Morningstar Fund analysts. The award is decided by evaluating the risks managers assumed to achieve investment return taking into account asset size, strength of the manager, strategy and firm’s stewardship. There are five nominees for each award: domestic, foreign and fixed-income.

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