Aberdeen Asset Management is a global investment management group, managing assets for both institutions and private individuals from offices around the world. Group funds under management and advice totaled $270.3 billion as of December 31, 2011. Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. is a subadviser of Nationwide Funds.
Paul Atkinson is the head of U.S. equities for Aberdeen. He joined Aberdeen as the head of the equity derivatives team in August 1998 and became a senior investment manager on the U.S. equity team in May 2005.
Atkinson graduated with a Bachelors of Science (Hons) in economics and finance from Cardiff Business School, U.K. and was awarded a Masters of Science in finance from the University of London, Birbeck College in 1996.
Francis Radano III, CFA
Francis Radano III joined Aberdeen as an investment manager in October 2007. Prior to that, he was a senior equity analyst employed by Nationwide Fund Advisors since November 1999.
Radano earned a bachelors degree in economics from Dickinson College and a Masters in Business Administration in finance from Villanova University.