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Martin Jansen , Senior Portfolio Manager
Martin Jansen is Portfolio Manager of the ING International Value strategy as well as a Portfolio Manager for the Infrastructure, Industrials and Materials Fund and the International High Dividend Income strategies. Previously, he was responsible for managing the transition of the U.S. equity trading facility and U.S. equity assets from ING Investment Management in The Hague to ING Aeltus. He joined ING in 1997 as Senior Manager to co-manage U.S. equity portfolios and was named head of the U.S. equity team in 1999. Prior to joining ING, Martin was responsible for the U.S. equity and venture capital portfolios at a large corporate Dutch pension fund. He received a Bachelor of Commerce and M.B.A. from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
David Rabinowitz , Portfolio Manager
David Rabinowitz is a Portfolio Manager and head of the ING International Value strategy and the Director of Equity Research. Prior to joining ING U.S. Investment Management in 2008, David held several equity leadership positions at JPMorgan including Director of Emerging Markets Equity Research and Director of Global Sector Research. He also worked as a global consumer strategist at UBS Warburg and a U.S. equity analyst for both Smith Barney and Sanford C. Bernstein & Company. He received an M.A. in economics from New York University and a B.A. in economics from Yeshiva University.
Manu Vandenbulck , Senior Investment Manager
Manu Vandenbulck is a Senior Investment Manager and manages the Europe High Dividend Fund, focusing on the non-euro zone countries) since its inception in 2004. From 2001 to 2004, he was senior manager of equities and balanced portfolios at ING IM. Between 2000 and 2001, he was a private equity analyst for FLV Fund (Technology). He began his career as a fixed income manager. Manu has a degree in Economics, and is a Certified European Financial Analyst
Nicolas Simar , Head of Value
Nicolas Simar is Head of the Value team in the Equity Investments department. In this capacity he is responsible for all Value strategies. He started his career at the Banque Bruxelles Lambert now part of ING) as Investment Manager Fixed Income and moved three years later to the Equity team to manage the Euro High Dividend strategy. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Université Catholique de Louvain and a degree in Business Administration from the Institut Français du Pétrole.
Edwin joined ING U.S. Investment Management in 2007 as an investment manager of Structured Investments. In the capacity of investment manager he is responsible for managing a range of structured mutual funds and the execution of transactions in derivatives portfolios. Edwin started his career as a trader in FX forwards and Money Market derivatives with ABN AMRO Bank in 2000 and recently he was a sales advisor in a broad range of Treasury products for Rabobank International servicing Corporate and Institutional clients. Edwin obtained his Master's degree in Financial Management from Nyenrode University in Breukelen in 1999, specializing in Corporate Finance and Treasury. In addition, Edwin holds a RBA-degree (Certified European Financial Analyst) and CAIA designation (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst).
Willem van Dommelen , Head of Investments Systematic Beta
Willem van Dommelen joined ING U.S. Investment Management in 2002 as Portfolio Manager Institutional clients, where he advised and serviced around 80 Institutional Clients of ING. In 2004 Willem moved to the Structured Investments department. In the capacity of Senior Investment Manager he was responsible for the management of a broad range of structured mutual funds and the advice and implementation of hedging activities for ING affiliates. Currently Willem is Heading the Investment Managers team of the Systematic Beta column in the Structured Investment Strategy department. Willem obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from Tilburg University in 2002, specializing in accountancy and investment theory. He holds a RBA degree (registered investment analyst).