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David Dreman

Chairman, Founder, and CIO

Dreman Value Mgmt., LLC


David Dreman is the founder, chairman, and chief investment officer of Dreman Value Management, L.L.C (DVM), a firm with $2 billion under management, which focuses on the assets of mutual funds, pension, foundation, and endowment funds, as well as high net-worth individuals. DVM is recognized as the pioneer investment firm in behavioral finance. The Scudder-Dreman High Return Equity Fund, managed by Mr. Dreman, has been ranked as number one in the Equity-Income group by Lipper Analytical Services since the fund's inception in March 18, 1988, through 2005. Mr. Dreman's best-selling book, Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Psychological Edge, was published by Simon & Schuster. His previous widely acclaimed books include Psychology and the Stock Market, Contrarian Investment Strategy: The Psychology of Stock Market Success, The New Contrarian Investment Strategy, and Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation. A regular columnist for Forbes for 35 years, he is also co-editor of The Journal of Behavioral Finance, a Director of the IFREE Foundation, whose founder Vernon Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002, and president of the Dreman Foundation.