Alex Zarechnak is a Portfolio Manager at Mathews and manages the firm’s Emerging Markets Equity, Emerging Markets ex China Strategies and co-manages the Emerging Markets Small Companies Strategy. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, he spent a total of 15 years (1998 – 2006 and 2012 – 2019) at Wellington Management as an analyst for the firm’s flagship Emerging Markets Equity fund as a generalist first covering CEEMEA, then Latin America. From 2006-2012, he was a regional equity analyst at Capital Group, covering Emerging Markets with a focus on energy, telecoms and consumer sectors in Latin America and CEEMEA. Alex began his Emerging Markets career as a Russia equity analyst with Templeton Emerging Markets, based in Moscow. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Government from the College of William & Mary. Alex is fluent in Russian.
Alex has been a Portfolio Manager of the Matthews Emerging Markets Equity Fund since 2022, of the Matthews Emerging Markets Equity Active ETF since 2023, of the Matthews Emerging Markets ex China Active ETF since 2023, and of the Matthews Emerging Markets Small Companies Fund since 2023.
Lead Manager: Matthews Emerging Markets Equity Fund, Matthews Emerging Markets Active Equity ETF ,Matthews Emerging Markets ex China Active ETF
Co-Manager: Matthews Emerging Markets Small Companies Fund