Empire Life Investments announces new Canadian Equities Portfolio Manager

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Shahram, CFA, as Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities.

Sara has more than 11 years of investment industry experience, holding progressive roles at various investment management firms. She has multi industry coverage experience, having worked on several sectors throughout her career and was co- manager on a resource fund.

Working closely with the members of the Empire Life Investments Team, Sara will be responsible for leveraging and providing her insight and research for all our Canadian equity funds.

Sara holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and an MBA from the University of Toronto. She is a CFA charter holder.

Our team-based approach is at the core of our belief that sharing ideas leads to better investment decisions and ensures the continuity and stability of our funds and their performance. The addition of Sara further builds and strengthens the Empire Life Investments Team. 

The team continues to use a conservative, value-oriented and disciplined investment style, with an emphasis on downside protection to help preserve and build wealth.

Sincerely,

Ian D. Hardacre, MBA, CFA
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Empire Life Investments Inc.