Ruchir Sharma to Head Rockefeller Capital Management
Ruchir Sharma was born in India and is the son of a naval officer. (photo wikipedia)
India-West Staff Reporter
NEW YORK, NY – Indian American Ruchir Sharma, will join Rockefeller Capital Management as Managing Director and Chairman, the firm’s president and chief executive officer Gregory Fleming said on Feb.10.
He will also act as an advisor to the firm, be a resource to Rockefeller’s global family office, its advisors, and clients, and serve as the firm’s global brand ambassador.
Sharma was previously the chief global strategist for Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He managed nearly $20 billion in assets and helped launch several new products including an Emerging Leaders fund, a Frontier Markets strategy and a Special Situations fund, a press release said. He also oversaw a 40-person team based in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai.
The new appointee will launch Breakout Capital, an investment company, with RCM as a partner, and build on Sharma’s previous experience in emerging markets.
Sharma was born in India, is the son of a naval officer and has an undergraduate degree from Delhi’s Shri Ram College.