Seasoned investment professional Eric Mencke has joined Dynamic Funds as new Canadian equity portfolio manager, according to a Marketwired report. Mencke will work alongside Don Simpson as co-portfolio manager on Dynamic Canadian Dividend Fund and Dynamic Income Growth Opportunities Class.
Jordy Chilcott, president and CEO of Dynamic Funds, said: “The addition of Eric Mencke to our investment organization fortifies our overall capabilities within the Canadian equities.”
Mencke has more than 15 years’ experience in the investment industry, and held portfolio management duties at a large Canadian mutual fund company prior to joining Dynamic Funds. With a Bachelor of Arts in administrative and commercial studies from Western University and a diploma in accounting from the Wilfrid Laurier University, Mencke is also a certified public accountant, a chartered accountant, and a chartered financial analyst.
In related news, David Fingold relinquished his post as co-portfolio manager on Dynamic Canadian Dividend Fund and Dynamic Income Growth Opportunities Class to focus on his US and global equity oriented mandates. Don Simpson left Fingold as the sole lead portfolio manager on Dynamic Global Dividend Fund and Dynamic Global Dividend Class as he relinquished his co-portfolio manager duties on these two products. These portfolio management changes took effect on May 4, 2016.
Dynamic Funds is a division of 1832 Asset Management L.P., which provides a variety of wealth management solutions, including mutual funds, investment solutions for private clients, and institutional clients, and managed asset programs.