Wintergreen Advisers, LLC
David Winters is chief executive officer for Wintergreen Advisers, LLC, and portfolio manager of Wintergreen Fund. He is primarily responsible for the fund's portfolio and for the day-to-day management of the fund. Prior to forming Wintergreen Advisers in May 2005, Mr. Winters, director of research, held various positions with Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC including president, chief executive officer, and chief investment officer. He led the mutual series group of global and domestic equity value funds, and served as the chief investment officer of Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC with assets under management in excess of $35 billion as of March 31, 2005. Mr. Winters also served as the portfolio manager of the Mutual Discovery Fund during the period between February 1, 2000 and May 10, 2005, he managed other client accounts in a similar investment style. He had been a member of the management team of the mutual series since 1987.