Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
Bill Kennedy is a portfolio manager at Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMR Co.), the investment advisor for Fidelity's family of mutual funds. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 26 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. In this role, Bill manages Fidelity International Discovery Fund and Fidelity Advisor International Discovery Fund. Additionally, he co-manages Fidelity Worldwide Fund and Fidelity Advisor Worldwide Fund. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, he managed Fidelity Pacific Basin Fund and Fidelity Advisor Japan Fund. Previously, he served as an assistant portfolio manager and as a research analyst covering investment opportunities in India and the regional power sector. Bill also served as director of equity research in Fidelity's Hong Kong office as well as group leader of the Global Research group. He has been in the investments industry since 1990.
Bill earned his bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a CFA® charterholder.