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Chief Investment Officer, Senior Vice President
Victor Zhang is chief investment officer and a senior vice president for American Century Investments®.
Mr. Zhang leads the investment management function, sharing responsibility for the firm's investment culture, performance processes, resource allocation and talent development. He manages approximately 150 investment professionals based in Kansas City; Mountain View, Calif., New York City and London. He also oversees the equity discipline teams who have day-to-day responsibility for the Global & Non-U.S. Equity, Global Fixed Income, U.S. Growth Equity (Large Cap and Mid & Small Cap), U.S. Value Equity and Disciplined Equity & Asset Allocation capabilities.
Mr. Zhang joined American Century Investments from Wilshire Funds Management in 2014. During his eight years at Wilshire, Mr. Zhang served in a variety of roles, most recently president and CIO. In his role as president, Mr. Zhang was responsible for the business unit's overall strategic direction and investment platform, while as CIO, he led investment activities, including manager searches and portfolio management. He also was in charge of investigating new markets and oversaw the research and evaluation of new products for the firm.
Previously, Mr. Zhang served as director of investments and held other senior investment positions with multi-family office firm Harris myCFO Investment Advisory Services, a subsidiary of Bank of Montreal. Earlier in his career, Mr. Zhang was a consultant with Ernst & Young, LLP. He earned a bachelor's degree in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.