Statement From The Capital Group Management Committee Regarding The Passing of Jim Rothenberg

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Wednesday July 22, 2015 11:32
LOS ANGELES--22 Jul--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

We are deeply saddened to announce that our dear friend and colleague, Jim Rothenberg, Chairman, Capital Group Companies, passed away today (July 21) from a heart attack. Jim recently celebrated 45 years with Capital Group, which includes the American Funds.

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Jim served in a variety of leadership positions at Capital Group during his career. He was one of eight members of the Capital Group Management Committee, and served as vice chairman of the board and a portfolio manager of Growth Fund of America. Jim was also involved in a range of educational, civic and community activities throughout his career, including treasurer of Harvard University from 2004-14. He also served on the boards of the California Institute of Technology, the RAND Corporation and Huntington Memorial Hospital, and was a governor of the Investment Company Institute.

His intellect, passion and energy were a source of inspiration to all of us and to our more than 7,600 associates worldwide.
Our hearts go out to his family and to all who were touched by his extraordinary talents.
The Capital Group Management Committee: Tim Armour, Kevin Clifford, Phil de Toledo, Darcy Kopcho, Rob Lovelace, Martin Romo and Brad Vogt
CONTACT: Tom Joyce, Media Relations, +1-213-615-0514

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