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October 11, 2018 - Kansas City, Mo.
Jamie Patel joined American Century Investments on Oct. 1 as senior vice president and chief technology officer. She oversees the firm's information technology department and joins American Century Investments' Operating Group leadership team. Patel reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Patrick Bannigan.
"Jamie brings valuable perspective and expertise to this role and was chosen for her industry knowledge, experience in firm-wide technology transformations and her collaborative approach to change," Bannigan said. "In her new role, Jamie will partner with leaders across the firm as she architects and implements a technology strategy that sets us apart and allows us to quickly innovate to meet rapidly changing client needs."
Patel joined from the Bank of Montreal where she was the chief information officer of products and central services. Prior to joining BMO, she was a senior vice president at Sabre Holdings. Both at BMO and Sabre, Patel was integral in the development and success of large-scale technology strategies that directly impacted the development of products and solutions for clients.
Patel holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from North Staffordshire University, U.K. and completed advanced management studies at Southern Methodist University.
American Century Investments is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments' 1,300 employees serve investment professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Mountain View, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo. Jonathan Thomas is president and chief executive officer, and Victor Zhang and David MacEwen serve as co-chief investment officers. Delivering investment results to clients enables American Century Investments to distribute over 40 percent of its dividends to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization. The Institute owns more than 40 percent of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of nearly $1.3 billion since 2000. For more information about American Century Investments, visit www.americancentury.com.
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