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Greg Hopper

Senior Vice President

Artio Global Management, LLC

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Greg Hopper is a senior vice president of Artio Global Management, LLC, (Artio Global) and is portfolio manager for the Artio Global High Income Fund. He began his career at Fleet National Bank, working his way from 1980 through 1983 to a position as international lending officer covering the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Hopper worked with Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1985 through 1989, eventually managing portfolios of high yield bonds and preferred stocks as a portfolio manager before leaving to join PaineWebber's Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management. For most of the 1990's, he worked as a senior portfolio manager at Bankers Trust. Mr. Hopper left Bankers Trust after its acquisition by Deutsche Bank to continue managing high yield bonds first at Harris Investment Management, where he inaugurated the firm's high yield product, and then at Zurich Scudder Investments, where Mr. Hopper was responsible for all institutional high yield bond portfolios. In 2002, following Deutsche Bank's acquisition of Zurich Scudder, he joined Artio Global's predecessor organization, Julius Baer, to launch the firm's current set of high income products. Mr. Hopper received a BA in economics from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, in 1980, and an MBA from Columbia University, in 1985.