Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis walks through some recent criticisms of indexing and explains why they don’t hold up to scrutiny.
Gregory Davis, CFA, is Vanguard’s chief investment officer, responsible for the oversight of approximately $4 trillion managed by Vanguard Fixed Income, Equity Index, and Quantitative Equity Groups. The funds managed by these groups include active and index stock and bond funds, money market funds, and stable value funds. Previously, Mr. Davis was principal and global head of Vanguard Fixed Income Group, responsible for its portfolio management, strategy, credit research, trading, and planning functions. He has also served as the company’s Asia-Pacific chief investment officer and a director of Vanguard Investments Australia. Mr. Davis is a member of the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Mr. Davis has more than 19 years of investment management experience. Before joining Vanguard in 1999, he worked at Merrill Lynch as an associate in global debt markets.
Mr. Davis earned a B.S. in insurance from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.