Global investment firm T. Rowe Price has expanded its local investment team with the appointment of a Sydney-based portfolio specialist.
Sam Ruiz will work alongside the firm’s Australian equities and global investment teams and provide technical investment expertise to its retail and institutional clients in the local market. He will report to London-based Helen Ford, regional head of Investment Specialist Group, EMEA & APAC.
“We’re very pleased to have someone of Sam’s calibre join T. Rowe Price’s growing business in Australia and New Zealand, where his local insights and technical know-how of equities markets and funds will complement our sophisticated product offerings for clients,” said Murray Brewer, head of distribution Australia and New Zealand.
“We believe that an astute understanding of clients’ objectives with the right investment solution can ultimately lead to better investment outcomes. Sam’s appointment further reinforces our focus on our clients’ long-term investment success.”
Mr Ruiz belongs to T. Rowe Price’s Investment Specialist Group, which has over 70 team members globally. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Mr Ruiz was at Macquarie Asset Management, where he held a number of senior investment roles.
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