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Advisor Information for AWSHX

Fund Inception07/31/1952
Name of IssuerAmerican Funds
Fund Advisor(s)Capital Research and Management Company
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Fund Managers for AWSHX

Alan Berro
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/1997
Alan N. Berro is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Portfolio Oversight Committee. He has 33 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. utilities, capital goods and machinery companies. Before joining Capital, he was a portfolio manager and utilities analyst for Fidelity Management and Research Company in Boston. He also worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles graduating magna cum laude. He also holds the certified public accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst® designations and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Alan is based in Los Angeles.
Jeffrey Lager
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/2004
Jeffrey T. Lager is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 21 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. environmental services, IT & business services, technology hardware, IT outsourcing and transaction processing companies. Before joining Capital, Jeff was a manager of investment analysis at Medical Portfolio Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and an associate at the Boston Consulting Group in Boston. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, as well as a master’s degree in sociology and a bachelor’s degree with distinction in decision analysis from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Jeff is based in San Francisco.
Alan Wilson
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/2013
Alan J. Wilson is a Partner of Capital World Investors. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. construction & housing, machinery & engineering, environmental services, energy equipment, trucks, personal care, household products and energy companies. Before joining Capital, Alan was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and an engineer with Texas Eastern Corp. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Alan is based in Los Angeles.
Diana Wagner
Portfolio Manager since 06/30/2014
Diana Wagner is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, she covers U.S. healthcare services. She has 23 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Earlier in her career as an analyst, she also covered global semiconductor equipment and paper & forest products companies. Prior to joining Capital, Diana was at ING Barings in London and at SBC Warburg in New York. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Yale University. Diana is based in New York.
Jin Lee
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/2014
Jin Lee is a Partner, Capital World Investors at Capital Group. He has 23 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 22 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. telecommunication services, U.S. building products companies and paper & forest products and restaurants. Prior to joining Capital, he was a senior business planner for the Walt Disney Company and a consultant with L/E/K Partnership. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania graduating with honors. Jin is based in Los Angeles.
Eric Stern
Portfolio Manager since 11/01/2014
Eric H. Stern is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. health care, insurance, autos and life science companies. Before joining Capital, he served as an analyst in the mergers and acquisitions department of Morgan Stanley & Company. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Eric is based in Los Angeles.
Irfan Furniturewala
Portfolio Manager since 06/30/2015
Irfan M. Furniturewala is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Earlier in his career at Capital as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. hardware and semiconductor companies. Prior to joining Capital, Irfan was a senior design engineer at Motorola, Inc., and he is a co-inventor of two patents approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University, and a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the University of Mumbai. Irfan is based in Los Angeles.
Brady Enright
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/2016
Brady L. Enright is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 29 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 24 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. small-cap companies, as well as commercial services and supplies companies. Prior to joining Capital, Brady was an equity research analyst and portfolio manager for Provident Investment Counsel. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor' s degree in biology from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Brady is based in San Francisco.
Mark Casey
Portfolio Manager since 07/01/2016
Mark L. Casey is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 19 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, Mark was an equity investment analyst and covered U.S. media, entertainment, newspapers, infrastructure software, internet and document imaging. Prior to joining Capital, he was a director and product manager for Siebel Systems. He holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University graduating magna cum laude. Mark is based in San Francisco.

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