N. David Samra is a managing director and founding partner of the Global Value team. He is lead portfolio manager of the Artisan Non-U.S. Value strategy, which he has managed since the portfolio’s inception on 1 July 2002. In addition, he is the portfolio co-manager of the Artisan Global Value strategy, which he has co-managed since its inception on 1 July 2007. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in May 2002, Mr. Samra was a portfolio manager and a senior analyst in international equities at Harris Associates LP, from August 1997 through May 2002. Earlier in his career, he was a portfolio manager with Montgomery Asset Management, Global Equities Division from June 1993 through August 1997.
Under the management of Mr. Samra and his co-founding partner, Daniel O’Keefe, the Global Value team has been nominated five times (in 2008 and consecutively from 2011-2014) for Morningstar, Inc.’s annual U.S. fund manager awards. The team won the prestigious award in recognition of their efforts in 2008 and in 2013 for the management of international-stock funds.
Mr. Samra holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bentley College and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.